Simple Organogram Template

Here is a very Simple Organogram Template that can easily be used by even newbies to quickly create their organization’s staff chart. This organogram template is created using MS PowerPoint 2007 and is very handy no matter where are you and when you need.

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Simple Organogram Template

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Visual Organizational Chart

Here is a professionally designed Visual Organizational Chart that can easily display your organization structure in a very appealing way. This Visual Organizational Chart is created using MS PowerPoint 2007 and hence you will need it in order to use or tailor it as per your needs and situation. Please note that this Visual Organizational Chart is created by so all credit goes to them.

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Visual Organizational Chart

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Organogram Template With Photos

Here is a professionally designed Organogram Template With Photos that can leave a great impression on its reader as he or she feels like they met with the staff actually as all the faces will be stored in their memory. Whenever they got a chance to meet anyone of them, they seems to be familiar. This Organogram Template is created using MS Excel so that anyone can easily use it.

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Organogram with photos

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Organogram – Top Down Structure

Here is another Organogram – Top Down Structure that can be used to represent organization structure in an easy to grasp way. This template allows you to create organograms with left top down structure and also to represent vertical management structure of the organization.  This organogram template is created using MS PowerPoint 2003 so that anyone can easily use it. You need to have MS PowerPoint 2003 or later version installed on your PC before you can plan to use this template.

For a tremendous future growth of any business a proper organizational structure is important. There are lots of different organizational structures that business owners are adopting according to the size and nature of the business. Vertical organizational structure is one of them and is very common in the business world. A vertical organizational structure is based on a hierarchy with several layers of management. A vertical organization structure is solely relay upon a centralized decision making and where the communication has to go through several layers of management. In a vertical organizational structure, the authority is in the hands of top management and the communication flow is moving in a chain that is from top management to middle management and then to a lower level of employees. Middle management is acting like a bridge between top management and lower level workers. The structure emphasizes on hierarchy and the relations between employees are rigid and strict and all workers are classified into different levels of jobs on the basis of their specialization.

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Organogram Top Down

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Mertis and Demerits of Vertical Organization Structure

A vertical organizational structure is also known as tall structure and allows owners of the company to have a strong control over the activities of the company. In vertical organizational structures, there are proper boundaries, organization culture and rules for the workers making it a civilized and controlled work environment where workers have an opportunity to work in a stable environment. As workers are assigned on the basis of expertise therefore a vertical organizational structure offer high efficiency and productivity but unfortunately the workers are not innovative and has poor communication skills. Due to a long chain of command, the communication process is very slow, ineffective and usually results in wastage of time. The employees or workers of a vertical organization structure are almost satisfied because they have a job security and a specified path for getting promotions. The success of vertical organizational structures is totally dependent on the upper management, if the upper management is weak, it means there will be a poor decision making and hence a poor and frustrated work force.


  • The structure is efficient, controlled and quick in decision making.
  • Employees have a clear path of responsibilities with a specific job position.
  • There is less need of learning new skills and abilities.
  • The work environment is stable and stress free with defined boundaries and rules.


  • Due to centralized decision making, a vertical organization structure is less innovative.
  • The relationship between workers is rigid and strict.
  • A vertical organization structure has several levels of management and therefore the communication is slow and ineffective.
  • A vertical organization structure is based on a large number of managers and therefore it cost the organization a lot as managers have high salary packages.
  • Sometimes, in vertical organization structures worker feel stifled and sometime never work efficiently.

A vertical organization structure is a very common and conventional type of organizational structure and is used by lots of private and government companies and educational sector. Overall structure is effective and efficient and by using certain advanced strategies, business owners can eliminate the flaws of vertical organization structure.

Organization Charts

Here is an Excel Workbook that allows you to create Organization Charts (Organograms) up to Level 5 in different visual appearances. The first part is very simple yet effective Basic Organization Chart that can easily be formulated into any organization or small to medium company structures. This chart allows you to specify principal, vice principal and then secretaries etc. In the second chart, it is simply extended with photos attached with each and every designation mentioned in this organogram. 3rd Chart allows you to accommodate one more level for more straight forward and vertical organization structures. In our selection of a school’s organization chart, at this level you can see layered approach up till the district levels.

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Basic Chart of Organization

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