Organization Chart Example: Process Decision and Program Chart

The best way to understand Organization Chart is to look at some examples of Organization Chart and start drawing your own. You can now modify the Organization Chart example below using Visual Paradigm's online Organization Chart tool.

What is Organization Chart?

An organization chart (also known as org chart, or organizational chart) is a graphic representation of a unit's formal structure that provides a clear picture of the area of responsibility and reporting relationships within the unit. It can be used to define the roles and responsibilities of positions within a unit; visualize the structure of the workforce; and establish a structure of authority, communication channels, and specific operational functions and tasks. An org chart is used in many human resource related processes to make decisions including, but not limited to, recruitment, classification, organizational development activities such as restructuring, and training. It is often used to establish decision-making processes and specific operational functions.

Benefits of Organization

There many usages and reasons why we need an Org Chart, here is just a few examples:

  1. Help in specifying authority and responsibility of every position.
  2. Minimize the conflicts between individuals over jurisdiction.
  3. Eliminates overlapping and duplication of work.
  4. Decreases likelihood of "runarounds".
  5. Facilitates promotions of personnel.
  6. Easier to communicate at all levels of organizational hierarchy
  7. Acts as an information center to the new entrants Benefits of Organization Chart

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