Types of Organizational Chart - Overview
Edraw defines some organizational chart types, and divides them into fourteen categories. Every organizational chart type has specific shapes and examples.
Divided by Organization Relationship
Line Organizational Chart - direct relationship between superior and subordinate.
Lateral Organizational Chart - relationship between different departments on the same
Staff Organizational Chart- relationship between a managerial assistant and other
areas. The assistant will be able to offer advice to a line manager.
However, they have no authority over the line manager actions.
Functional Organizational Chart - relationships between specialist positions and other
areas. The specialist normally have authority to insist that a line
manager implements any of their instructions.
Divided by Organization Structure
Functional Organizational Chart is structured
with few managers at the top and most people at the bottom, organized by the
tasks they performed. Job classifications were well defined and authority was
top-down. Control was maintained by setting rules and establishing standard
Divisional Organizational Chart marks off the
organizational structure according to the specific demands of products, markets
or customers in their specific business environment. Therefore, each division
often has all the necessary resources and functions within it to satisfy the
demands based on the working of an organization.
Hierarchical Organizational Chart can be flat or
tall depending the company size. One company can include multiple key
hierarchical organizational charts to present the company structures.
Matrix Organizational Chart is a popular
organizational chart that defines more complex structures to emphasis
efficiency, creativity and innovation. It is used to describe the areas of
communication on a matrix-shaped chart for smaller companies.
Divided by Drawing Style
Basic Organizational Chart
is used to create simple network designs and network
architecture diagrams, using basic network and computer equipment shapes.
Photo Organizational Chart is often used to chart
the organization chart of company, department or staffs.
Divided by Organizational Chart Layout Style
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