Organization need to make a profit. In order to be profitable, they may diversity their functions and set up subsidiary companies which specialize in particular aspects of their operations. They may be government-run or privately owned; small, medium size or very large.
Most business employs staff. They have a responsibility to provide up-to-date staff training and to ensure that salaries and other benefits are appropriate to the work performed.
In return, staffs have a responsibility to meet work standards for their particular job, and to contribute to the efficient running of the business.
Key functions of departments and personnel
Sample of staff job title and position in the function organization.
- General Manager
- Human Resources
- Research and Development
- Product Marketing
Although in some instances there are several people with the same or similar job titles, their responsibilities are clearly defined and there is no overlapping. For example, area of responsibility include :
- Human resources
- Business development
- Customer service
Sample of Functional Organizational Structure