Distributing Authority


As part of organization activities in management process, managers need to distribute authority to members of their staff and delegate some of their tasks, in a way which will allow them to get more work done.

Authority is power that has been legitimized by the organization. Distributing authority is another normal outgrowth of increasing organizational size.

Griffin (2013-02-01). Management (Page 308). South-Western. Kindle Edition.

Delegation is the process by which managers assign a portion of  their total workload to others.

Griffin (2013-02-01). Management (Page 308). South-Western. Kindle Edition.

How much should leaders delegate?

By Benjamin Ebby

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