Basic Human Resource Outline

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Word or phraseWhat does it mean?
Chain of commandThe way in which a business is structured for it to achieve its objectives Line managerA diagram which shows the internal structure of an organisation AuthorityStructure of different levels of authority in a business organisation, one on top of the other FunctionEmployee who is responsible for overseeing the work of others further down the hierarchy of the organisation OrganisationTask or jobs. Organisation by function means that a business is organised according to tasks that have to be completed, such as production or finance HierarchyThe right to decide what to do in a situation and take command of it to be able to make decisions without referring to anyone else Organisation chartWorkers in the hierarchy who work under the control of a more senior worker DownsizingThe path (or chain) down which orders (or commands) are passed. In a company, this goes from the Board of Directors down to other workers in the organisation. DelegationRemoving layers of management and workers in a hierarchy so that there a fewer workers in the chain of command in a hierarchy SubordinateGiving more responsibility to workers further down the chain of command in a hierarchy DelayeringWhen a business employs fewer workers to produce the same amount through increases in productivity which can be achieved through delayering EmpowermentThe number of people who report directly to another worker in an organisation Span of controlPassing down of authority for work to another worker further down the hierarchy of the organisation Draw a line to connect the terms to its meaning:

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Word or phraseWhat does it mean?
OrganisationThe way in which a business is structured for it to achieve its objectives Organisation chartA diagram which shows the internal structure of an organisation Hierarchy Structure of different levels of authority in a business organisation, one on top of the other Line...
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