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Discuss the elements of delegation. - Business Studies

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Discuss the elements of delegation.

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The elements of delegation are as follows:-

• Authority- Authority refers to the right of a person to command his subordinates and take action within his scope of position. It also refers to take a decision inherent in his position and tell people what to do and expect them to do it.

• Responsibility- It is the obligation of a subordinate to perform the assigned job given to him effectively. The subordinate is always bound to perform the duties assigned by the superior. He is always responsible to his superior. 

• Accountability- It implies being answerable to the final outcome. A subordinate is always accountable to his superior.

Concept: Elements of Delegation
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