Read this section about the levels of management, functional organizational structures, the span of control, and how organizational charts are created.


Learning Objective

  1. Discuss various options for organizing a business, and create an organization chart.

Now that you've developed a strategic plan for Notes-4-You, you need to organize your company so that it can implement your plan. A manager engaged in organizing allocates resources (people, equipment, and money) to achieve a company's plans. Successful managers make sure that all the activities identified in the planning process are assigned to some person, department, or team and that everyone has the resources needed to perform assigned activities.

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