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Notes on Delegation of Authority: Meaning, Forms and Principles | Organisation

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Delegation 2. Features of Delegation 3. What should be Delegated 4. Process 5. Forms 6. Elements 7. Importance 8. Principles. Meaning of Delegation: Delegation means to grant or confer. It helps to coordinate activities at various levels to increase efficiency of the organisation. It […]

Barriers to Delegation of Authority and Ways to Overcome it

After reading this article you will learn about the barriers to delegation of authority and ways to overcome it. Barriers to Delegation of Authority: Though delegation enhances efficiency of the organisation by dividing work amongst organisational members (according to their capabilities), it is not free from obstacles. Various barriers to delegation can be grouped in […]

Difference between Delegation and Decentralisation of Authority

This article will help you to differentiate between delegation and decentralisation of authority. Difference # Delegation: 1. Delegation has narrow scope as there is limited transfer of authority. 2. Delegation is complete when there is transfer of authority from one person to another. 3. The delegator continues to control the activities delegated to subordinates. 4. […]

Complete Centralisation or Decentralisation of Authority

This article justifies that complete centralisation or decentralisation of authority does not exist in an organisation. Centralisation and decentralisation help to coordinate organisational activities. While delegation assigns responsibility and authority to people from one level in the organisational hierarchy to the other, centralisation and decentralisation refer to the extent to which authority and responsibility are […]

Decentralisation of Authority: Meaning, Factors and Process

After reading this article you will learn about:- 1. Meaning of Decentralisation 2. Factors affecting Decentralisation 3. Process 4. Degree 5. Importance 6. Limitations. Meaning of Decentralisation: Decentralisation is passing of authority to make decisions to the lowest possible level in the organisational hierarchy. Decentralisation is delegation of authority to the maximum possible extent. “Decentralisation […]