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Principles of Organisation

Every organisation has certain objectives and goals to achieve and is structured on the basis of certain principles with a view to achieving these objectives. These principles are, therefore, known as principles of organisation, which are generally followed by every organisation for the achievement of its ends. According to Avery Raube, certain principles of a good organisation are as follows:

  1. There must be clear lines of authority running from the top to the bottom of the organisation. This is known as the ‘hierarchy’ or the ‘scalar principle’.
  2. No one in the organisation should report to more than one line supervisor. Every one in the organisation should know to whom they report, and who report to them. This is ...

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