Organisations and management accounting
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3 Forms of organisational structure

It is no easy task to design and develop a structure. Many organisations continuously debate whether to structure around products, geography, common tasks or information.

It is, however, possible to distinguish six important forms of organisational structure:

  1. functional structure
  2. product or service structure
  3. geographical structure
  4. matrix structure
  5. project team
  6. hybrid structure

Each of these forms is now explained in turn.


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