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Establishing Operating Structure

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The four stages for organizing a business are:

  1. Establish a list of the tasks using the broadest of classifications possible.
  2. Organize these tasks into departments that produce an efficient line of communications between staff and management.
  3. Determine the type of personnel required to perform each task.
  4. Establish the function of each task and how it will relate to the generation of revenue within the company.

*Entrepreneur Magazine. (2016). Elements of a Business Plan. Retrieved from

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