Definition: Organisational structure
Common Assessment Framework (CAF)
The way an organisation is structured, i.e. the division of work areas or functions, formal chains of communication between management and employees, and the way tasks and responsibilities are divided throughout the organisation.
European Network of National CAF Correspondents, European CAF Resource Centre at the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), "The Common Assessment Framework (CAF). Improving Public Organisations through Self-Assessment. CAF2013", Maastricht, September 2012