One of my readers asked for a list of departments you would find in a company. Here’s my list. If you think something is missing, I’d love to hear from you.

Accounts / Accounting / Advertising
Business Intelligence
Car Pool / Catering Services  / Communications / Customer Service
Design and Engineering / Dispatch / Distribution
Engineering / Environmental Affairs / Export / Export Sales Department
Facilitiy Management / Finance / Fire Department
Human Resources (HR)
Import / Information Technology (IT) / Insurance
Legal  / Logistics
Mailroom or Mail Services / Maintenance / Management / Manufacturing / Marketing / Media Relations / Medical Services
Occupational Health and Safety / Operations Planning
Packaging / Payroll / Personnel Department / Product Development / Production / Public Relations / Plant Security / Project Management / Purchasing
Quality / Quality Assurance
Receiving / Research and Development (R&D) / Resource Planning
Sales / Shipping  / Supply Chain Management (SCM) / Sustainability, Environment and Safety
Technical Support / Training
Warehousing / Waste Management