Business Studies

Anoop Gaut started 'Cat's Eye', a company for providing cyber security solutions to businesses. Its objective is to prevent, detect, respond to cyber attacks and protect critical data. He was a hardworking software engineer and an expert in cyber security. His reputation grew by leaps and bounds as he was not only a person of integrity but also did his work with utmost honesty and sincerity. the business started growing day by day. He was delighted when he was offered a big project by the Ministry of Science and Technology. While working on the project he found that the volume of work made it impractical for him to handle all the work by himself. Therefore, he decided to expand the team. The company maintained a close liaison with an engineering college in the State. During a campus placement, Aarav and Pranshi were appointed to work for the new project 
He found the new employees capable, enthusiastic and trustworthy. Anoop Gaur was thus, able to focus on the objectives and with the help of Aarav and Pranshi, the project was completed on time. Not only this, Anoop Gaur was also able to extend his area of operations. On the other hand, Aarav and Pranshi also got opportunities to develop and exercise initiative.
(a) Identify and explain briefly the concept used by Anoop Gaur in the above case which helped him in focussing on the objectives.
(b) Also, explain any four points of importance of the concept identified in part (a) 


SOLUTION
Delegation. 
Delegation is the transfer of authority from superior to subordinate, entrustment of responsibility and creation of accountability for performance which helps a manager to extend his area of operations. (or any other relevant explanation) Importance of delegation: 
(A) Growth facilitation. 
(B) Better co-ordination. 
(C) Creation of management hierarchy.
(D) Effective management
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