Hit a snag? No problem -- your org chart clarifies reporting structures and tells you who to go to.
Org charts tell your team who’s who and what they do
Use an organized, shareable org chart to keep track of team members, lay out your company’s reporting structure, and create a smooth flow of knowledge at every level.
Build your org chart built in Notion so you can:
Store information about individual positions
Update and manage organizational info as needed
Include contact info like emails, phone numbers, and timezones
Easily share your chart with project team members
How to create an organizational chart using Notion
Create a Notion account.
Use an org chart template, or add a new page by typing
Fill out the chart with information about each team and its reporting structure, including employee name, role, manager, reports, etc. Connect the employee pages to create dependencies.
Invite collaborators and stakeholders to work with the org chart.
Organizational charts for companies smooth out the reporting hierarchy
Create a hub to store your reporting structure. Manage knowledge the way you manage projects — in a connected workspace.
What’s an org chart good for?
Org charts show the hierarchies, roles, and responsibilities of a team or company. They:
Offer a high-level overview of an organization’s structure
Empower effective decision-making and communication, like assigning roles for project charters
Determine workplace metrics like OKRs
How do I create an org chart?
Create your own ideal org chart by following these steps:
Determine your company’s structure.
Choose a chart type -- like a traditional pyramid, matrix, circular chart, or database.
Select an org chart tool like Notion.
Start from a template or create your chart from scratch.
Populate the chart with employee names, titles, and reporting relationships.
What are the three important elements of an organizational chart?
Here’s a sample of what an org chart should include:
Hierarchy — the hierarchical or top-down structure of your company
Roles and responsibilities — each employee’s job title and responsibilities
Communication pathways — the flow of information on every team