Discuss the elements of delegation.
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.