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Structure of Organisation

Chief Executive

Chief executive refers to the person or body of persons at the head of the administrative system of a country. The administrative system of a country is like a pyramid, broad at the base and tapering towards the top, at the apex. The chief executive is at the apex of the administrative pyramid and occupies a central position in the country’s administration.

In the private sector and other corporate undertakings, general manager is the chief executive of the organisation. Although a general manager is to carry out the policy decisions of the board of directors, but so far as administration of the organisation is concerned, it is his or her concern and is responsible for smooth and efficient running of ...

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