Span of Control for Hospitals & Providers
Compared to managers in other industries, healthcare leaders carry a significantly higher span of control. While this may be linked to the degree of professional autonomy required for clinical roles, it has the potential to profoundly inhibit leaders’ involvement in managing talent.
Many healthcare managers don’t have the time to take care of the talent management responsibilities expected of them, like performance appraisals, career development, succession planning, and employee engagement. However, with the right tools and processes in place, you can augment and help managers tackle talent management for your organization.
Your Span of Control Treatment Plan
The remedy for your span of control challenge relies on one or more of these key focus areas.