I’ll start by saying, you must build your organisational structure by first considering the company’s strategic goals. Now, there are two main types of organisational structures. The vertical aspect of organisational structure creates a power hierarchy. Employees only have the authority to do their individual jobs, so they’re at the bottom of the hierarchy. A horizontal organisation or flat organisation has a structure with few or no levels of middle management between staff and executives. A little piece of advice before I go, how you organise the management of your small business has a HUGE impact on future growth, so take the time to get it right.