Management is a manifold activity. It is carried on at different Management Levels of the organizational structure. The stages in the organization where a particular type of function starts are called a Management Levels. Thus, the term “Levels of Management” refers to a line of demarcation between various managerial positions in an organization.
The number of managers depends upon the size of the business and workforce. There is a limit to the number of subordinates a person can supervise. The number of levels of management increases when the size of the business and workforce increases.
Management Levels are increased so as to achieve effective supervision.
In most of the organizations, there are generally three levels of management:
1. Top management.
2. Middle management.
3. Lower management.