What is the Optimal Span of Control?

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What is the Optimal Span of Control?
panadol, Student (University), Kenya

Many management writers seem to agree that the optimum span of management is 4 to 8 surbordinates. Can we agree on this?... Register

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Gopalakrishna Bhat, Project Manager, India
I tend to agree with this. Remember if you spend 1...

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Marissa Crean, Coach, United States
I believe your potential span of control increa...

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Casimir Vital, Manager, United States
This is solely dependent on the individual exer...

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Earle Taylor, Turnaround Manager, United States
I think it is very difficult or even unwise to put...

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David Wilson, Manager, Canada
There is a need to minimize the number of supervis...

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Wiegmans, Business Consultant, Netherlands
Control is easy, especially nowadays by modern it ...

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Tom Wilson, HR Consultant, United States
8 people, about the same as the optimal dinner par...


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