Factors influencing Span of Control - Factors influencing...

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Factors influencing Span of Control1.Managerial abilities-In the concerns where managers are capable,qualified and experienced, wide span of control is always helpful.2.Competence of subordinates-Where the subordinates are capableand competent and their understanding levels are proper, thesubordinates tend to very frequently visit the superiors for solvingtheir problems. In such cases, the manager can handle large number ofemployees. Hence wide span is suitable.3.Nature of work-If the work is of repetitive nature, wide span ofsupervision is more helpful. On the other hand, if work requiresmental skill or craftsmanship, tight control and supervision is requiredin which narrow span is more helpful.4.
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