Division of Labor1

Division of Labor1 - 1 Division of Labor a Henry Fayol has stressed on the specialization of jobs b He recommended that work of all kinds must be

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1. Division of Labor a. Henry Fayol has stressed on the specialization of jobs. b. He recommended that work of all kinds must be divided & subdivided and allotted to various persons according to their expertise in a particular area. c. Subdivision of work makes it simpler and results in efficiency. d. It also helps the individual in acquiring speed, accuracy in his performance. e. Specialization leads to efficiency & economy in spheres of business. 2. a. Authority & responsibility are co-existing. b. If authority is given to a person, he should also be made responsible. c. In a same way, if anyone is made responsible for any job, he should also have concerned authority. d. Authority refers to the right of superiors to get exactness from their sub-ordinates whereas responsibility means obligation for the performance of the job assigned. e. There should be a balance between the two i.e. they must go hand in hand. f.
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2011 for the course BIO 1421 taught by Professor Farr during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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