Discussion: Organizational Structures

Her first task was to report to Bennet, the manager of the RMC accounts receivables department. Bennet handed Ana her daily duties and weekly tasks, and shared the RMC organization chart. Ana reviewed the chart and noticed that Bennet reported to Caroline, the RMC finance manager. Finally, the finance manager reported to Denise, the Riverville Medical Center director. On her first workday, Ana quickly acknowledged the chain of command and the organization structure of her new workplace. Whenever and wherever we enter the health care workforce, we enter an organizational structure.
Organizational structures are the means by which job tasks are formally distributed, assembled, and organized (Robbins