a diagrammatic representation showing how departments or divisions in an organization, as a large corporation, are related to one another along lines of authority.
Words nearby organization chart
Origin of organization chart
First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for organization chart
a diagram representing the management structure of a company, showing the responsibilities of each department, the relationships of the departments to each other, and the hierarchy of management
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