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Management article
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Reference no. 90107
Authors: Elliott Jaques
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Published in: "Harvard Business Review", 1990
Length: 7 pages

Abstract

Managerial hierarchy is the most natural and effective organization form that a big company can employ. As organizational tasks range from simple to complex, there are jumps in the level of responsibility. As the time span of the longest task assigned to each managerial role increases, so does the level of experience, knowledge, and mental stamina required.

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Abstract

Managerial hierarchy is the most natural and effective organization form that a big company can employ. As organizational tasks range from simple to complex, there are jumps in the level of responsibility. As the time span of the longest task assigned to each managerial role increases, so does the level of experience, knowledge, and mental stamina required.

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