Types of Power

Types of Power - Levels of Delegation/Autonomy 1. Act...

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Levels of Delegation/Autonomy 1. Act independently and provide occasional updates 2. Determine appropriate tactics, take action and then inform your supervisor. 3. Offer a suggested tactic and get approval before acting 4. Ask what you should do 5. Wait to be told what to do ^Unacceptable (4 and 5) For an organization of 100 front line employees how many managers and how many levels of management are needed if… The maximum span of control is 5? The maximum span of control is 10? You need 10 front line managers “Tall” versus “Flat” Organizations – diagram on slide. Factors Determining Span of Control Experience level of the manager Experience level of the employee Degree of centralization of decision making Types of Organizational Authority: Line authority o THE POSITION AUTHORITY (GIVEN AND DEFINED BY THE ORGANIZATION) THAT ENTITLES A MANAGER TO DIRECT THE WORK OR OPERATIVE EMPLOYEES. Staff authority
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