Subordinate: A person working at a junior level to someone else.
Hierarchy: A highly structured pattern of offices and posts involving a number of layers of command
Organisational level : Posts involving similar levels of power and authority.
Span of control: The number of people that a person manages or supervises directly
Organisation:A system having established structure in which people work and deal with one another in a co-ordinates and co-operative way to meet certain objectives
Flat Organisation: An organisation with relatively few layers between the top and bottom.
Tall Organisation: An organisation with many different levels in a hierarchy.
Organisation chart: A diagram illustrating the roles and relationships within an organisation.