Having a clear organisational structure in your business allows you to operate more effectively. Developing the best structure for the processes in your business and defining the roles required will allow you to define who should be responsible within each department and the tasks or processes associated with each role.
This can enable you (as director or leader) to remove some of the ‘hats’ you are currently wearing and carefully assess any resourcing gaps or areas where improvement is needed.
All businesses can be broken down into 10 core departments with unique functions. Team members are then required to perform tasks relating to each department as part of daily business operations.
‘The business is there to serve you; not the other way around.’
Your organisation chart, along with strategy, systemisation and the establishment of best practice, is the solution to gaining more control over the direction of your business.
The Organisation Chart forms the business’s spine. It holds the business upright and provides the link between the shareholders and the business activities. If the brain is the shareholders, the ideas from the brain filter down through the spine and out to the arms and legs to implement what the brain wants.
The five fundamentals to develop an Organisation Chart
Too often we see Organisation Charts gathering dust in drawers, within neglected Business Plans or on out of date websites.
If you want to reduce bottlenecks in your business, simply redefining your structure won’t be enough. Analysing what forms the structure is vital. We’ve developed five things that are critical for you to get the best from your structure and achieve your goals:
If you would like more tips about your organisation chart, please do get in touch and we can send you a more detailed download.
We also wrote a blog about the 10 Departments in every business. you can read it here.