What are the common functions of a General office?



The general office does the function of co-ordination of various departments and as such, it acts as a general reserve to assist the activities of other departments. The important common functions performed by a general office are:

(a) The common functions like typing; duplicating, mailing and procurement of equipments for other departments are performed by a general office.

(b) The installation of departmental communication for each individual department becomes costly and so general office handles the internal and external communication services.

(c) The general office co-ordinates the activities of various departments to achieve the ultimate objective of the organization.

(d) All the departmental information come and go through the general office. Because of this reason, general office acts as a clearinghouse for other departments.