Business Studies

Four Mark Question:
Explain any four differences between 'Delegation' and 'Decentralization', specifying the bases of difference.


SOLUTION
 Basis of comparison Delegation  Decentralization
 Meaning Delegation means handing over an authority from one person of high level to the person of low level. Decentralization is the final outcome achieved when the delegation of authority is performed systematically and repeatedly to the lowest level.
 
Accountability

 Superiors are accountable for the acts done by subordinates. Department heads are accountable for the acts of the concerned department.
 Requirement for all organization delegation of authority is very necessary.  It is an optional philosophy which may or may not is adopted by the organization.
 Relationship Creates a superior-subordinate relationship. A step towards the creation of semi-autonomous units.
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