span of control

Main Entry:  span of control
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in business, the area of activity and number of duties and employees for which an individual or organization is responsible for; also, the number of employees that a manager can efficiently handle while improving effectiveness
Example:  The ratio of managers to workers is skewed and the span of control is off.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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