The department will be integrated into the regular line organization
As a private real estate investment trust with a social impact mission, CDT operates as a double bottom line organization
by utilizing creative financial solutions to provide debt and equity capital to underserved real estate markets while seeking attractive returns for shareholders.
We explicitly define program management as managerial attempts to bring closer connection between single projects and with the line organization
Critics argue that service line organization
does not eliminate functional management (Bowers and Taylor 1990), may create conflicts in lines of reporting, requires excessive management effort to gather the timely and accurate information needed to implement this concept (Alferevic, Kroman, and Ruflin 1987; Plarrtenberg 1988), and invests line authority in a service line manager who lacks the knowledge needed to make clinical and administrative decisions (Flynn 1991).
However, this person had very little authority to implement change in safety and health because this person was a staff function--the line organization
continued to hold the authority for change.
It's a triple bottom line organization
(meaning we look at profits, social contribution and environmental contribution equally).
Since our audit cycle is about three years, we find it helpful to supplement the audits with self-assessments [which] are led by the line organization
and conducted about once a year.
The traditional "us/them" antagonism between communication departments and the rest of the line organization
is another luxury whose time has passed.
This evolved to the point where between 70 percent to 80 percent of the costs assigned to the final cost objectives of a manufacturing or engineering line organization
were allocations from common overhead pools.
In the lab, the line organization
works downward from the laboratory director to the lab manager to the supervisor and finally to the laboratory staff.
I will steadfastly hold to my view that the public relations staff function is to advise and support the line organization
functions and the other assist-advise staffs.
Generally for assignments terms that they can be implemented in various formats, eg as resource consultant in the line organization
, as an expert consultant in advisory role, as independent deliveries of projects, etc.