Authority, Accountability & Responsibility
Principle of "clarity of delegation" -
should be taken to mean that authority relations between the subordinates and the seniors once established become immutable.
when manager is allowed to delegate even his obligation, there shall be no way of knowing who was accountable for what
means both authority and responsibility relate to the same assignment and it is logical that the two should be not be co-extensive and this parity is mathematical.
also implies defining in clear terms the horizontal and vertical relationships of the position of each subordinate to other positions in the organization.
Asked in: Business Studies - Organising
1 Verified Answer | Published on 18th 09, 2020