FLAT ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 The organizational structure in which there are relatively few levels of management. In recent decades there has been a general trend in favor of such structures in the business world. FLAT ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE: "A flat organisational structure has few management levels." Related Psychology Terms ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE SCHEME LEVELS OF INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATIONAL HUMANISM ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ANALYSIS PHRASE-STRUCTURE GRAMMAR (PSG) VISCERAL BRAIN PERCEPTUAL ORGANIZATION ATTRACTION-SELECTION-ATTRITION MODEL (ASA MODEL) TEMPORAL GRADIENT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLAT ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flat-organizational-structure/ (accessed January 21, 2021).