Nov 27, 2011

Principles and Importance of delegation of Authority

Principles of delegation of Authority
Principles are the fundamental guideline basis and theories on the basis of which the authorities are delegated.
I) Principles of functional definition
            This principle assures (conform) that delegation of authority should be made to do shorten specific functions and the authorities can be delegated within the functional areas or scope.
II) Principles of expected results
            According this principle authority delegation is the goals, objectives and expected results of the organization for the fulfillment of which authority delegated it is called principles of expected results.
III) Principles of scalar chain
            According to this principle authority is delegated to the immediate sub-ordinates. The mgmt can’t avoid the principle of scalar chain.
IV) Principles of Unity of Command
            While delegating the authority mgmt as well as sub-ordinates should receive all the orders and instructions from one senior or any one authority.
V) Principles of absolutes
            Absolute responsibilities of implementing any organizational job always remains with top level management. Top level management should be responsible or accountable towards the stake holders at all times. Such types of non-transferring of responsibilities is known as principles of absolute responsibility.
VI) Principles of parity of authority & responsibility
            The parity principles says that the authority and responsibility should be equal all times although we can see creations of responsibility at the time delegation of authority but such types of creation is made to manage the regular operation or internal practice only.
VII) Dispersions of operations principles
            The delegation of authority is practice in case of the activities can be dispersed professions as specialized activities can’t be delegated to the lower level.

Importance of delegation of authority
I) It is the tools that support to do the things through the help of other peoples.
            Management is an art it helps to do the work through the help of other people.
II) It facilities quick and fast decisions.
III) Healthy relationship among the employees or among the subordinates.
IV) Successors or executive developers.

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