Portfolio of Evidence
Unit Learning Outcomes
Understand business organisation structures.
Explain the design of divisional, flat and matrix structures.
Give examples of organisations using each structure, giving possible reasons for their choice of structure.
Understand how an organisation's objectives influence its structure.
Summarise how an organisation's main objectives influence its structure.
Understand the division of work in organisations.
Describe the ways in which work is broken down into divisions or decentralised teams in different organisations.
Explain the advantages and disadvantage of taking a centralised or de-centralised approach to the division of work.
Understand organisational charts illustrating departments of an organisation.
Interpret an organisational chart for a specific organisation, analysing its approach to departmentalisation.
Describe how an organisational chart can be used to identify strengths and weaknesses on an organisational structure.