A functional area is a type of work that is performed by an organization. Organizations are commonly structured by functional area such that people on the same team have similar talents and follow shared processes. This can be contrasted with an organization that is structured by business unit or division such that functions are replicated across different product teams. The following are common examples of a functional area.
Accounting / Finance
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
Research & Development
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