The organization I am familiar with is a church. The church operates under a hierarchical structure, in which the pastor or lead minister serves as the highest authority figure and then there are various levels of leadership beneath that position. For example, there may be associate pastors who report directly to the head pastor, and then there may be lay leaders or other volunteers who make up different teams or committees (such as worship team).
An alternative structure that might allow the church to operate more effectively is a product team structure. This would involve each “team” within the organization being assigned responsibility for one specific area of ministry or outreach within the church (such as prayer ministry, family ministries, youth group etc.). Each team would have its own leader who reports directly to the head pastor/minister so that all teams remain accountable and transparent in their operations. This type of structure allows for greater coordination between teams and ensures accountability across all areas of ministry within an organization. It also increases efficiency by allowing members of each team to focus on specific tasks related to their area of expertise rather than having them try to manage everything at once.