OER for a Post Graduate Programme in HRM

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Module 1 :
Principles of Management

Module Content Map

Topic 8 : Delegation of Authority

Steps for effective delegation of authority | Key points & Activity

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Please see the learning objectives of the topic Delegation of Authority below:

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To acquire basic understanding on:
  • What is authority?
  • Delegation of Authority

Topic Overview

Though the term Authority is used interchangeably with the term "power" most often, they are different. While "power" refers to the ability to achieve certain ends, "authority" refers to the right to exercise that power.

This topic has two sections. They are:

  1. Steps for effective delegation of authority
  2. Key points & Activity

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