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Span of Control

Do you think that a wider span of control is better than a narrow span of control in an organization? Why ? What do you think is th best size?

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The four basic elements of organizational structure: span of control, centralization, formalization, and departmentalization.

Span of control
It deals with the number of people directly reporting to the next level in the organizational hierarchy.
According to the Archana gupta
"Spans of control" refer to the number of subordinates who reports directly to a single superior and for whose work that person is responsible."

It is defined in a broad to narrow ...

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This solution explains whether a wider or more narrow span of control is more effective in an orgnaization