Horizontal - Flat Organisation
The horizontal organisation is a much more appropriate model for the knowledge age. Organizations are increasingly searching this structure more effectual as it promotes more decentralized, downsized, team-oriented organisations along with empowered workers. Horizontal structure emphasizes requires to begin with an understanding of an organisation's core competencies.
In the U.S.A. some well known corporate giants like as AT&T, Du Pont, General Electric, and Motorola are moving towards "the horizontal corporation" in that traditional internal departmental divisions and well described layers of authority are blurred or destroyed to allow an organisation to respond more fast and efficiently to market changes.