- Words: 424
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Business - Management
- Paper #: 5063330
How is command and control affected by "span of control"?
Command and control refers the actions of a properly designated commander. This commander will then exercise his or her authority over assigned forces in the accomplishment of the mission. This ability to oversee forces is directly related to the span of control, or how many people the commander oversees. If the commander does not have authority over personnel, equipment, communications,