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How does delegation impact organizational success? Due Day 2 (WED) 200-300 words In many cases, managers and supervisors who fail in their jobs do so as they were unable to delegate tasks to their workforce. “Delegation refers to the delegation of authority; to delegate authority means to grant or confer authority from one person to another” (Rue & Byars, 2004, p. 117). Delegation can have impact an organization either in a negative or positive manner. For instance, delegation can increase productivity and it helps employees to grow professionally as it allows assignation of the jobs to those employees who are more familiar and best suit the task. However, delegation may also have negative effects on an organization, especially when the
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Unformatted text preview: tasks are assigned to employees who are not well for the task. Tasks that should not be delegated at all, are the ones which supervisory in nature. Often, tasks which are supervisory in nature require planning activities. Planning activities include deciding what objectives to pursue and how to achieve them (Rue & Byars, 2004, p.121). Operational tasks in nature are the ones that often supervisors are able to delegate. In this case, an organization would benefit from delegation as the manager or the supervisor would be able to focus on more projects. References Rue, L.W. and Byars, L.L. (2004). Supervision: key link to productivity (8 th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin....
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2011 for the course MGT 330 taught by Professor P during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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