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Derrick Palecek 11/12/2008 Dr. Bardi HRIM 201 Q: What is the relationship between Authority and Responsibility? A: The relationship between responsibility and authority are sometimes confusing, but at the same time, a fine line between the two. Responsibility refers to the person responsible to ensure something happens in the expected manner. It involves being accountable for, or having obligations and duties, and acting reasonably.
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Unformatted text preview: It involves communicating, and being aware of your relationships with others. Authority on the other hand, is authorized to make decisions as things such as cost, schedule and other questions arise concerning something. Authority involves having the power to enforce obedience or compliance. It can also involve a sense of having the right to control others. People may see authority as being bad or wrong....
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