Vertical Organization

Vertical Organization

An organization in which one manager has authority over others. For example, one manager may be assigned to human resources, a second to operations, and a third to accounting, but all three must answer to the company president.
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If you are a HR manager in a vertical organization, you report upward to the HR director.
Several areas have a columnar organization, but in all areas a similar vertical organization of cortical modules is repeated, suggesting that the same fundamental computation scheme is carried out.
More than half a century later, the Nuclear Reactors Supply Chain Management Directorate (Code 87) of NAVSUP WSS exists as the separate, vertical organization which is solely responsible for program management, repair part provisioning, allowance list maintenance, cataloging, packaging, inventory management, item identification, procurement, and procurement quality assurance in support of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program equipment and components.
And layer on layer it becomes a vertical organization.
Shi and Chavas (2010) and Shi, Stiegert and Chavas (2010) found evidence that seed prices do vary with the vertical organization of the sector.
For more than a year, Team SPAWAR has been migrating to a CAo model which redirects it from a traditional vertical organization to a network of teams located across the enterprise.
A five-story vertical organization presents a model for other urban airports with limited buildable land.
As a vertical organization, we provide Internet-based supply-chain management strategies and fully integrated e-commerce systems customized to the operations of a particular company," he said.
From that vantage point, these physician-driven coordinated delivery systems can build a virtual organization, as Jeff Goldsmith refers to them, through strategic relationships based on clinical and financial performance, rather than as a vertical organization through the merger of balance sheets.
Second, departmental goals are typically set in a way that can cause conflicts among departments and can exist at higher levels in the vertical organization.
On the other hand, the vertical organization allows one manager to supervise the other, which implies that agency problems will be reduced, in part, through monitoring.
We do not, however, mean to suggest that the vertical organization
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