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Wednesday's Ask the Experts: Employee to supervisor ratio

April 11, 2012

Wednesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: What is the normal or regular number of employees that should be under the supervision of a supervisor?

The answer:

There is no exact number that can be applied in all cases. In practice, 15 to 20 is the number most quoted that one person can effectively supervise. You can increase that ... — Bill Griffin, president of ICAN

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