Updating church structure


Within the concept of the chain of command, position power still plays a role in organizations.

It's a bi-product of the traditional hierarchical organization.

Chain of command describes the way in which organizations, including the military, religious institutions, corporations, government entities, and universities, traditionally structure their reporting relationships.

Reporting relationships refers to an organizational structure in which every employee is placed somewhere on an organizational chart.

Many organizations are experiencing the value of decentralized decision making.Command and control are intrinsic in the chain of command within organizations.The further up the chain of command your job is located, the more power, authority, and usually responsibility and accountability, you have.Different staff use different software they prefer to make ministry easier from their perspective. Plus, you don’t have the IT staff to manage multiple API systems. This enables us to refine and in some cases redefine how complex church management problems are solved. And it all looks and feels the same for your guests, attenders, leaders, volunteers and staff.But now you have 3 to 5 or even more applications that have the same basic data on people. You may have promoted software applications heavily to your church trying to get them to create an account or download something. But that’s a long way from 100% and as a result you know your data just isn’t that good. If the output you want from your data exceeds your input, then your upkeep of it becomes your downfall. Get into the stream of their normal software user-experience.This is an intentional, traditional structure for the chain of command in organizations that want to tightly control the dissemination of information and the allocation of power and control.

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