The type of arrangement of various positions in an orderly way is termed scalar chain or chain of command.
type of arrangement of various positions in an orderly way is termed scalar
chain or chain of command. The chain of command exists wherever an individual
is made subordinate to another. Since ancient times, it has been recognized
that the only way to structure unified systems involving large number of people
is through a chain of command. The resulting hierarchy is found in every
company or in any human system including a family. Following chart depicts the
chain of command in a typical manufacturing company. In addition to defining
different degrees of authority of people, Chain of Command also suggests the
routes through which information flows within an organization.
Tags : Management Concepts & Organisational Behaviour - Organisation Structure And Design
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