delegation of authority


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delegation of authority

The action by which a commander assigns part of his or her authority commensurate with the assigned task to a subordinate commander. While ultimate responsibility cannot be relinquished, delegation of authority carries with it the imposition of a measure of responsibility. The extent of the authority delegated must be clearly stated.
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Therefore, any use of this authority by a subordinate commander must be as a result of a delegation of authority.
As part of the delegation of authority, the board gave Gottfredson - or whoever is the UO president - command over campus committees, councils and advisory groups.
The types of cases within the delegation of authority include but are not limited to:
After a review of theory and research in the field, coverage includes assembling the team, delegation of authority, and communicating with various personality types, temperaments, and communication styles.
Commanders at all levels must be aware that national caveats may exist and may impact force limitations, command and control relationships, and delegation of authority without obtaining further national approval.
The shareholders also approved the delegation of authority to each of the executive chairman and managing director of the company [OTMT] to finalize negotiations and execute binding agreements in connection therewith," Orascom Telecom said in a statement.
For continuity of sound investment management practices, greater delegation of authority to management is warranted, following a resource-building exercise.
Whilst this example of the lack of delegation may seem archaic in terms of a 'Western' governance model, Middle Eastern culture has always been slightly resistant to the delegation of authority, which has contributed towards operational bottlenecks and restrictive corporate practices.
As an "outsider" they have questions about control, governance models, delegation of authority and succession.
Justice Ginsburg found that the Clean Air Act gave sufficient delegation of authority in this arena to the expert agency which is then free to employ that special expertise to decide whether and how to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
In the absence of radical changes, they stress, "The cruel alternative to the upward delegation of authority is remaining mired in amateur educational and administrative practices.
Each USAR unit identification code must have DA Form 1687, Delegation of Authority, and FH Form 25-29-R, pUser Access Request and Responsibility Statement, approved by SIAD to enable access to the ISM-CIF.

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