Community Structure Inside An Organization
The easiest way to think about community structure inside an organization is to think about the community in which you live: Separate families with their own specific goals, banded together by common values (the organizing principle for a community) about living and chipping in to provide the support systems needed to sustain the community and nurture those goals.
According to Wikipedia Organization Structure is as follows:
An organizational structure defines how activities such as task allocation, coordination, and supervision are directed toward the achievement of organizational aims.
Organizational structure affects organizational action and provides the foundation on which standard operating procedures and routines rest. It determines which individuals get to participate in which decision-making processes, and thus to what extent their views shape the organization’s actions.[Organizational structure can also be considered as the viewing glass or perspective through which individuals see their organization and its environment.
Organizations are a variant of clustered entities.
An organization can be structured in many different ways, depending on its objectives. The structure of an organization will determine the modes in which it operates and performs. Organizational structure allows the expressed allocation of responsibilities for different functions and processes to different entities such as the branch, department, workgroup, and individual.
Organizations need to be efficient, flexible, innovative and caring in order to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage.
An organizational structure is a visual diagram of a company that describes what employees do, whom they report to, and how decisions are made across the organization/business. Organizational structures can use functions, markets, products, geographies, or processes as their guide, and cater to businesses of specific sizes and industries.
Believe it or not, behind every great business, division, or team is a great organizational structure. This is a structure tailored to a company’s, division’s, or team’s goals, and one that helps employees understand how they fit into the bigger picture.
Without the proper organizational structure in place, an organization may fail to function efficiently, effectively or even collapse.
It is imperative to have community structure inside an organization.