unity of command

  

Definition

The principle that no subordinate in an organization should report to more than one boss.

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  • I appreciate the fact that the company I work for maintains unity of command so that there is no confusion on who I should report to.

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  • The unity of command was an interesting structure because it meant we only had to talk to one guy in charge.

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  • You need to understand how to best utilize the unity of command and hope that it will have great effects for you.

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