Span of management

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Span of management

  1. 1. RAJESH
  2. 2.  Span of control, Span of supervision, Span of authority and Span of responsibility are other names for Span of manafgement.  It indicates the number of people directly managed effectively by a single person.It is accepted that the large number of suboridinates cannot be supervised and their efforts co-ordinated effectively by a single executive.
  3. 3. Span of management means the number of pepole managed efficiently by a single officer in an organisation.  It implies that a single executive should not be expected to give guidance to more people.Only limited number of persons are allocated to the exicutive for dividing the work or duties among the workers.In order to avoide overburden to the officers,it is essential to determine the span of control of the exicutive officers. 
  4. 4.  1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The following are some of the factors which influence the span of management. Leadership qualities Qualities of the subordinate Time available to supervisor Nature of work Level of supervison Delegation of authority
  5. 5. 1. Direct single relationship Direct Single Relationship is one in which a supervisor has direct relationship with his subordinates individually. If A supervises B and C who are subordinates, there are two direct single relationships. It is explained with the help of the following chart: SUPERVISOR A B C SUBORDINATES
  6. 6. 2. Direct group relationships In direct Group Relationship, a supervisor has direct relationship with his subordinates jointly. It is explained with the help of the following chart: SUPERVISOR A CONSULTATION CONSULTATION ATTENDANCE B C SUBORDINATES
  7. 7. 3. Cross relationship In Cross Relationship, a subordinate has relationship with another subordinate mutually. It is explained with the help of the following chart: SUPERVISOR A RELATIONSHIP B C SUB-ORDINATES

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