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The Commission Organizational Structure, Processes, and Culture

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The formal organizational structure of the Commission relates to the coordination of the distribution of tasks among employees, offices, departments, and General Directorates. In this context, there are different kinds of organizational Structures. This chapter analyzes the organizational structure. It outlines the features of the Commission and discusses the role of the President of the Commission. The top officials in the division of labour in the Commission are the commissioners whose positions are highlighted in the chapter. At the same time, the commissioners and their cabinets have important roles as coordinators. The chapter further analyses bureaucratic division of labour in the Commission. It discusses conflicts between different parts of the bureaucratic structure of the Commission. Finally, the chapter analyses linguistic communication.

Keywords: Commission; commission executive powers; commissioners; linguistic communication



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