DELEGATION

DELEGATION

A. DEFINITION OF DELEGATION:

Delegation is defined as to give own’s power to others for decision making. Responsibility & authority is delegated to lowest level at what it can be completely discharged. It should be no cause of sub- ordinates to become over-loaded.

  1. DELEGATION AUTHORITY & RESPONSIBILITY:

The leader is the responsible for failure or success of the team. At the same time each health worker is also responsible for the particular task of his/her special job. On the way of using authority is to delegate. It means to give it to others the power to make the decision.

  1. ADVANTAGES OF DELEGATION:

    • To save time for others.
    • The workers on spot must be able to make decision
    • To save delayed time, long delayed decision
    • Workers enjoy their work
    • Workers become more skillful
  2. DISADVANTAGES OF DELEGATION:

    • Work may not be done or less well due to lack of knowledge
    • Wrong decision may be taken by workers
    • Leader may pass all his/her work on followers.
    • If delegation is not done properly, then it is very harmful.
  3. RULES FOR DELEGATION AUTHORITY & RESPONSIBILITY:

    • Classify exactly that what is delegated
    • Select the right person & make sure that he/she can do properly
    • Explain to others that I have delegated work & to whom
    • Do not interfere unless asked for
    • Give support as needed.

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