corporate structure

Definition

A grouping of different positions and departments within a company, which all have separate tasks but work together to operate as one company. Many large companies tend to have similar corporate structures, which often include a marketing department, finance department, human resources department, and information technology department. The hierarchy of job positions is also part of the corporate structure, with a typical structure including a CEO or president, board members, managers, and other employees.

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The corporate structure was set up in such a way that the employees were able to communicate to senior management regularly.

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While they had a large corporate structure, they were still able to communicate efficiently across all levels of the company.

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The corporate structure was great and something we needed to look out for and we had to make sure everything went okay for us.

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