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Width: Organization structures can be described as wide (with larger span of control) or narrow (with smaller span of control.) Height: As there are levels of management, or hierarchy, an organization may be tall (with many levels) or flat (with fewer levels.) Flat organizations have a ‘wide’ span of control and Tall organizations have a ...

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Span of control is the term now used more commonly in business management, particularly human resource management. Span of control refers to the number of subordinates a supervisor has.

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By increasing the span of control for managers who could or should take on more, you can actually decrease the amount of micromanagement in the organization, creating more autonomy, faster decision making, and more professional development for team members.

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Span of control determines the structure of an organization, a narrow span of control results in hierarchal organization while broad span of control leads to flat structure. Since management represents the activities that do not directly result in productivity, they are rather a overhead, span of control determines the additional operational cost.

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Span of Control means the number of subordinates that can be managed efficiently and effectively by a superior in an organization. It suggests how the relations are designed between a superior and a subordinate in an organization.

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Video: Span of Control in Management: Definition, Disadvantages & Advantages Span of control in management has implications for work flow, communications, and opportunities for promotion in a company.

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Span of control refers to the number of subordinates that can be managed effectively and efficiently by supervisors or managers in an organization. Typically, it is either narrow or wide resulting in a flatter or more hierarchical organizational structure.

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Span of control is a topic taught in management schools and widely employed in large organizations like the military, government agencies, and educational institutions.

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Ask 5 people for their opinions on optimizing “span of control” and you’ll likely receive 5 different opinions. ... Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Mike Myatt ...

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In terms of organizational design, a small number of direct reports will create a narrow span of control and a hierarchical structure, also known as a "tall" organization.