Based on what we learned in chapter 10, discuss what you think would be the appropriate span of management for each of the following job categories.

Based on what we learned in chapter 10, discuss what you think would be the appropriate span of management for each of the following job categories. In your answer you should justify how did you determine these spans of control. 

  • A physician practices medicine in a privately owned clinic, while also supervising a number of professional nurses and office staff.
  • An owner-manager of an auto body shop deals with customers, directs several experienced mechanics and trains and oversees the work of some unskilled laborers.
  • A manager in an international advertising agency directs a team of professionals who are located in offices around the world.