What is an Organizational Chart
“An organizational chart (often called organization chart, org chart, organigram(me), or organogram) is a diagram that shows the structure of an organization and the relationships and relative ranks of its parts and positions/jobs. ”[from Wikipedia]
Company Organizational Chart
An organizational chart is used to visualize the hierarchical structure of various types of companies and organizations. It is a good tool to portray the distribution of credentials and responsibilities between employees and departments. It is a powerful tool used to help business managers define the roles and flow of assignments within any business workflow.
Organizational Chart Software
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Organizational Charts Solution from the Management Area is powerful Organizational Chart Software.
Example 1. Organizational Chart - New York State Education Department
An organizational chart of any complexity can be easily drawn in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM thanks to the extensive drawing tools of Organizational Charts Solution. It's enough to just look at the Organizational Chart library of predesigned objects to understand what it contains all necessary objects for quick Organizational Chart drawing.
Example 2. Organizational Chart Library Design Elements
Organizational Charts solution provides also a set of predesigned templates and samples which are available for viewing and editing from ConceptDraw STORE. All you have to do is open a suitable template and fill it out according to your organization's structure.
Example 3. Organizational Chart - Foodbank
The following features make ConceptDraw DIAGRAM the best Organizational Chart software:
- You don't need to be an artist to draw professional looking charts in a few minutes.
- Large quantity of ready-to-use vector objects makes your drawing Organizational Charts quick and easy.
- Great number of predesigned templates and samples give you the good start for your own charts.
- ConceptDraw DIAGRAM provides you the possibility to use the grid, rules and guides. You can easily rotate, group, align, arrange the objects, use different fonts and colors to design your organizational chart exceptionally looking.
- All ConceptDraw DIAGRAM documents are vector graphic files and are available for reviewing, modifying, and converting to a variety of formats: image, HTML, PDF file, MS PowerPoint Presentation, Adobe Flash, MS Visio.
- Using ConceptDraw STORE you can navigate through ConceptDraw Solution Park, managing downloads and updates. You can access libraries, templates and samples directly from the ConceptDraw STORE.
- If you have any questions, our free of charge support is always ready to come to your aid.
How to Create an Organizational Chart in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM simplifies organizational chart creation with a set of pre-designed templates. All you need to do is open a suitable template and fill it out according to the structure of your organization. Below are the few basic steps when drawing an organizational chart with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM.
- We recommend you to start with the basic Org Chart template provided in the Organizational Chart solution.
- Arrange the chart elements within a workspace using a mouse.
- Add extra elements to the chart by dragging them from the library and connecting them using the Smart Connectors tool.
- Select any element and type to add a text.
- Once the organizational chart is completed you can export it into Excel®, Word®, or PowerPoint® in a few simple clicks.
Create an Organizational Chart Using MS Office®
The simplest way to depict an organizational structure is to keep it
in a data file that lists all of the employees and who they obey.
Commonly Excell® or Word® software is used to manage HR data.
Alternatively, you can use ConceptDraw MINDMAP for keeping data on organization structure and then ConceptDraw DIAGRAM for presenting the results as a business graphic document. You may store all your employee information structured in a radial mind map form. ConceptDraw OFFICE makes it easy to take a mind map file and turn it into a professional-looking organizational chart automatically. Moreover, you can rearrange, add, or move departments, positions, as well as set new interrelations - just with simple drag-and-dropping.
TEN RELATED HOW TO's:
To support you in your tasks you can use the power of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM providing
intelligent vector graphics that are useful for management diagramming and
ConceptDraw MINDMAP for key management mind maps.
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Workflow Diagram created by using special software based on graphic mastering technology Arrows10. Its automatics follows the global concept of business graphics and diagramming. The practical effectiveness of Arrows10 technology used in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM are around the quick auto-arrows behaving as expected and connecting boxes of workflow diagram from workflow symbol to process flow symbol.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a workflow diagram software contains specific features help you to draw diagrams faster, such as RapidDraw, or Arrows10. There is also a rich set of samples and templates to give you an example of data may be visualized as workflow diagram.
Picture: Workflow Diagram Data
If you want to find a way to understand complex things in minutes, you should try to visualize data. One of the most useful tool for this is creating a flowchart, which is a diagram representing stages of some process in sequential order. There are so many possible uses of flowcharts and you can find tons of flow charts examples and predesigned templates on the Internet. Warehouse flowchart is often used for describing workflow and business process mapping. Using your imagination, you can simplify your job or daily routine with flowcharts.
Warehouse flowcharts are used to document product and information flow between sources of supply and consumers. The flowchart provides the staged guidance on how to manage each aspect of warehousing and describes such aspects as receiving of supplies; control of quality; shipment and storage and corresponding document flow. Warehouse flowchart, being actual is a good source of information. It indicates the stepwise way to complete the warehouse and inventory management process flow. Also it can be very useful for an inventory and audit procedures.
Picture: Flow chart Example. Warehouse Flowchart
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM can help you make professional diagrams quickly.
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The EPC diagram can shows various vayes how to reach positive company performance.
Picture: EPC - Business Processes in Terms of Work Flows
Understanding the connections between an organization department might take some time. If you are a newcomer to a company, an orgchart would help you if don’t know who to call when questions appear. This scheme usually is printed on one of the walls in the office.
This template of orgchart is supplied with the ConceptDraw add-on containing solutions for making organizational charts. You can use it to depict an organizational structure of your company. The only you need is - open this template and alter it to cover an organizational features of your business. It is easy to rearrange the orgchart structure by dragging the elements by mouse. Finally fill the template with particular positions of your company's staffing table.
You need design the Marketing Organization Chart and look for effective software? Now it's incredibly easy to do this in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM which was supplied with Marketing Diagrams Solution from the Marketing Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Picture: Marketing Organization Chart
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A functional organizational structure is a structure that consists of activities such as coordination, supervision and task allocation. You want to draw a functional organizational structure and look for the helpful software for this? Pay attention for the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software! Extended with Organizational Charts Solution from the Management Area, it is ideal for functional organizational structure development.
Picture: Functional Organizational Structure