Asked Jan 7, 2020

a. Differentiate between a department with line  responsibility and a department with staff responsibility.
b. In an organization that has a Sales Department and a Personnel Department, among others, which of the two departments has (1) line
responsibility and (2) staff responsibility?


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a. Difference between a department with line responsibility and a department with staff responsibility.

  • In a department with line responsibility, the department provides goods and services directly to the customers.
  • In a de...

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