1. Find two newspaper or online ads for management or executive positions. What leadership competencies are mentioned in these ads? If you were on the selection panel, what methods would you use to identify these competencies in job applicants? Be sure to cite your sources.
2. Administrative theorists concluded many decades ago that the most effective organizations have a narrow span of control. Yet, today's top performing manufacturing Firms have a wide span of control. Why is this possible? Under what circumstances, if any, should manufacturing Firms use a narrow span of control? Be sure cite your sources.