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An organizational chart, or an org chart, can help employees understand what is expected of them, who they report to, and how their job fits within the larger organizational structure.


An org chart visualizes a company's hierarchy and the relationships between different departments, positions, and employees. It illustrates the reporting relationships, lines of authority, and communication within an organization.


Companies use org charts for various reasons, including supporting performance management, succession planning and helping create clarity for each role within the organization.


Additionally, it helps the management team plan and organize their workforce, manage resources, and delegate tasks more efficiently.


Org charts also allow companies to identify and address gaps or overlaps in roles and responsibilities. They can be used to highlight areas where additional staff is needed or to identify areas where restructuring may be required.


An org chart is essential for any business, regardless of size or industry. It helps to establish clear lines of communication. It provides employees with a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities.


Here is a sample of an organizational chart with outlined roles and responsibilities created by Jeni Christie with Zanzibar Holdings Ltd.


Organizational Chart Sample
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The Importance of a Workplace Organizational Chart

I promise org charts can be fun! ... Well maybe not for everyone but they sure can bring a lot of clarity and peace.

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