Just wondering when was the last time you pay attention to the effectiveness of your organizational structure? As your company grows, you will find the need to hire in response to immediate or narrow needs, your original design can not meet the needs. It might be time to improve your company organization structure to make the company run effectively and smoothly.
Following article will share some ideas on how to enhance the company organizational structure with you.
How to Enhance the Company Organizational Structure
Evaluate and look at where you are
Write down your current organizational structure and analyze whether your employees know their exact duties, who they supervise and whether they are being used to their maximum potential.
Adjust the current organizational structure
Once the analysis is done, you can start the improvement. Its your time to make a decision on removing a layer of management, or expanding out to multiple locations, the managers in different cities need more independence or flexibility in order to complete the job efficiently.
Combine or split Functions of some departments
Some departments of a company, such as finance and human resources, or marketing and sales, need to work closely together, thus these departments might be combined early based on actual demand . With the development of the company, some departments need to split their functions, such as an accounting department or administrative position that is handling multiple HR functions.
Develop a new organizational structure plan
Believe you have some ideas on your mind now. Simply select the new structure that will allow for the most efficiency and productivity.
We will introduce the method to create a new company organizational structure. Let’s have a check.
With the Organizational Chart Creator, an organization structure could be drawn within minutes.
Easy Way to Create A New Company Organizational Structure
One: go to File menu > New > Organizational Chart, and then double click the icon of Organization Chart to pen a blank drawing page or select an existing example.
Two: drag and drop the shape from the left library to the design.
Three: double click a shape to type in text. -> Press Ctrl + 2 to add more text boxes. Press Ctrl + shift + 2 to adjust text box.Choose a different font under Home tab. Customize the size, color and alignment by clicking the relevant menus
Four: save or export the completed org chart to other format.
Just click Save on File tab to save the organizational chart as the default format .eddx. Or choose Save as on File tab to save as other formats. Save in local files or save in your Cloud is up to yourself.
Company Organizational Structure Example
Here is a company organizational chart example made by this software. Simply free download, edit or share them.
Definition & Function
There is at least one hotel can be found in almost every city in any developed country. Some of them may be composed of large chains, franchises or privately-owned facilities.
It’s reported that two-thirds of world market are occupied by service-related industry. In order to carry out its mission, and ensure the smooth operation, every hotel company shall build a formal structure to achieve supervision and the management of employees. We call this very structure org chart. It can indicate the reporting relationships clearly and help to facilitate the working efficiency. The figure above is a good example of hotel org chart.
How to Create It with Org Chart Creator
I use Org Chart Creator to finish this nice hotel org chart. Org Chart Creator is a professional and well-designed software made for drawing org chart. It can make the drawing process quite simple.
There are two ways to create it. One is to get started with templates. The other is to make it all by yourself. The former way is easy and convenient. Since dozens of wonderful templates are embraced in this software, all you have to do is to choose the most suitable one and then shape it as required. Just a single click, you can change the theme, replace the background with your ideal picture, and rearrange elements. With simple operation such as dragging and dropping, you can adjust size and distribution of shapes or boxes.
With regards to the latter, it would be a little more complex. Firstly of all, you have to select Libraries, toolkits needed to create org chart. Then you have to drag boxes, shapes, or arrows from the Libraries. Type words to the boxes. You can polish your boxes in color, style, shadow and filling.
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The federal government is divided into three branches by the Constitution of the United States to form a central government where no individual or group can get too much power:
- Legislative –Responsible for law’s enactment.
- Executive – Carries out laws.
- Judicial – Evaluates laws.
Each branch can change acts of the other branches as follows:
- The president can veto laws passed by Congress.
- Congress can confirm or reject the president’s appointments and even can fire the president in exceptional circumstances.
- The Justices of the Supreme Court can overturn unconstitutional laws but they are appointed by the president and confirmed by the Senate.
This article is aimed to show how to make the US government org chart. In this example, we use Org Chart Creator, a professional software for org charting drawing. This interface of this software is as similar as that of Microsoft Office. So don’t worry about the manipulation. You can handle it easily as long as you can use office software. To make this org chart you need to:
- Open relevant libraries.
Org Chart Creator provides you with plenty of shapes needed to make a variety of org chart. Click the triangle icon beneath Libraries to open as much shapes as you like.
- Add boxes or charts to your drawing page.
Drag shapes from libraries on the left toolbar, and then drop them onto the canvas. And add text to the chart.
- Layout of org chart.
As for the layout of org chart, you can drag elements by hand or arrange them automatically by clicking Auto-layout.
- Export it to other formats.
As shown in the picture above, you are alowed to export drawing to many other formats like JPG, PDF, PS, EPS, Office, Html, SVG and Visio. What’s more, Org Chart Creator is cloud-collaborative and you can save your drawing as Personal Cloud or Team Cloud.
Something happens in Apple. A new VP has been appointed to reports directly to Tim Cook. It is reported that Paul Deneve has responsibility for some important special projects and is to report directly to Tim Cook, too. Since the previous manager has a background in luxury brand company, it is under discussion that which will be the next new project Apple will work on to match with this new manager’s background and talent.
As we all know, Apple’s org chart is one of the most protected secrets. Even its own employees know nothing about how this company is organized. So this org chart is speculated and summarized from internet. I made this org chart with Org Chart Creator, a professional software for drawing org chart. I will show you how to draw it step by step.
1. Start Org Chart Creator.
2. Create a new blank drawing page.
3. Open Libraries.
Then many circular charting shapes turn up on the left toolbar for you to choose.
4. Add more segments.
We get only five segments in the shape, but we need fourteen. So click the button and set segment number.
Replace default text with your words. Adjust the size of this drawing by dragging.
5. Change themes of your org chart.
A good school org chart can make a school perform well and yield good results. As you can see in the picture, principle has the top authority and superintendent is in charge of school daily operation. Superintendent is expected to report to principle and follow his orders. Then Deputy Superintendent, Academic Dean, Administrative Dean, and Information Technology Director are responsible for specific aspects of school respectively. The following part is a guide to make a shcool org chart with Org Chart Creator, a wonderful software for org chart drawing.
2. Create a new Bland Drawing Page
3. Open Organizational Chart Shapes
4. Drag Position Shape onto Your Drawing Page
5. Add More Boxes
6. Hide Title and Department
7. Text Message to the Boxes
8. Polish Your Boxes
9. Layout of Org Chart
10. Change Themes
Matrix org chart is a type of diagram in which people are divided into levels by administrative power meanwhile workers can also be grouped by projects. Several people get involved in a project, forming project team. And the whole company may consist of tens of project teams. There is no superiority or coordination between any two project team. Every team project is equal and independent.
The figure below is a good example of matrix org chart. Next, I will show you how to make a matrix org chart with Org Chart Creator, which is professional software for creating org chart just as its name tells.
2. Add shapes onto your drawing page.
Open Libraries, click Organizational Chart, and select Organizational Chart Shapes and Custom Organizational Chart. You can see many well-designed shapes on the left toolbar.
Drag shapes you want and drop them on the canvas. Then you can add text and polish the shapes as you like.
In Home tab, apply style to your shapes of the matrix org chart.
Add effects to your shapes such as shadow and filling.
3. Connect these shapes.
In Home tab, in Basic Tools, select Connector. Use your mouse to link boxes together.
4. Apply theme to your matrix org chart.
Click Page Layout, you will see many themes. Click it one by one to preview effects and choose the best one to apply to your chart.
The figure below is an organizational chart for Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It illustrates the layout of Olympic Games organization and how the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is hosted smoothly. It’s drawn in Org Chart Creator, a fantastic org chart maker tool.
The following parts will show you how to make it in Org Chart Creator.
Select a Template
In the templates, select organizational chart. Then we choose City Org Chart as a quick start, also you can choose other examples. Lick the example you want to add it into your drawing page.View More Templates
Edit the Template to Your Liking
- Delete unwanted boxes. Left-click the box, and press Delete on your keyboard.
- Add Boxes.
Right-click the box which you want to add a box to, then you can click Add Subordinates or Add Assistant. You can also place your mouse pointer on the box which you want to edit, and then here comes the two small icons. You can click the one on the bottom to add subordinate and the one on the right to add a colleague.
- Replace content in the boxes with your text. It is quite easy. Double-click the box and type your information.
- Polish your boxes.
Click the exact box you want to polish, and toolbar emerges on the left. You can alter the box with effects of shadow, lines and filling.
- Layout of your chart.
You can click box on the top and then click Relayout or click the left icon circled in the screenshot in the toolbar to distribute your organizational chart automatically. Also you can customize the distribution of your organizational chart by dragging specific boxes.
- Applying a theme to organizational chart.
Click Page Layout, and you will see many themes. Left-click one of them to apply it to your organizational chart.
Can you make an organizational chart with Org Chart Creator?
Have a try.Download
Organogram is used to show the relationship within groups such as business, family and association. When the organogram you are going to draw is not too complex and not high profession-required, PowerPoint 2007 can be a good choice for you. Since organogram is just a regular object in the PowerPoint, you can manipulate it in the same way as you do with other objects.
- Open your PowerPoint file and get to where you want to add an organogram.
- Create a new slide: from the Home tab, get to the Slides group and click the on NEW SLIDE , select Title and Content. Here comes a new slide. Fill in the title text-box on this new slide.
- In the content text-box, click INSERT SMARTART GRAPHIC .
- From the Categories list, choose Hierarchy.
- From the Gallery, select Organization Chart .
- Click OK.
- Now you can edit this Organogram to your liking.
Making an organizational chart manually in word is a cumbersome job. To avoid costing too much time, you can do it in another way: creating an org chart in Org Chart Creator, and export to Word document with a single click. The exported word file is available for further editing.
Why this method is more fast and effective?
1. Org Chart Creator is a professional organizational chart program coming with extensive templates and various card shapes for diversified org chart design. This feature-rich software contains abundant user-friendly tools such as quick buttons for adding and connecting shapes, re-layout, defining field, data import, data export, etc., which will let you create high quality org chart with the least time and effort.
2. Through one button click you can export this ready-made org chart into word document, like inserting a picture in word but with vector format, which is still available to be edited.
3. Creating in word directly you will have more steps to do and will spend more time to learn.
4. There are limited styles and themes in word.
Basic Steps to Make an Org Chart in Word
1. Start a new drawing page.
2. Drag shapes from the library and drop onto the canvas.
3. Click quick buttons on the shape to add more colleagues and subordinates.
4. Annotate the chart and apply a theme.
5. Click “Export and Send” button to save the file as Word format.