Give the meaning of 'Responsibility' as an element of delegation
As an element of a delegation, responsibility is the duty or task allocated to an employee or worker to be performed under his/her tenure of work. The flow of responsibility is upward. This implies that employees are responsible for the work assigned to them by their supervisor and not vice versa.
Responsibility refers to the obligation that the task which is assigned is successfully completed within the stipulated time. A responsible subordinate is obedient and loyal towards the duties assigned to him.