What dangers exist if I choose to flatten my organization by one level?

My Department has 54. I have 6 directs and 31 skips. Three of my skips have another 16 directs. I am considering rearranging to eliminate a layer of supervision. It would be done using a combination of 1) reassignment and 2) "semi-promotion," and 3) one person would lose supervisory responsibility.

Any hidden dangers?

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I'd recommend that you look over the discussion about Span of Control

And listen the PodCast about Span of control

Good Luck