You are VP International in a multi-product conglomerate (outdoor electric displays/signs, defense electronic equipment, a chain of super markets, 4 marinas and industrial products/boilers/transmissions). You have subsidiaries around the world manufacturing/sellling these products. A total of 21 divisions. How many of these divisions can you have as a direct reports. What are the problems and limitations of management if all of these divisions report directly to you??? Is there a theory/rule of thumb that is employed in determing the number of direct reports??? What are the limiting factors in the number of direct reports????
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