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English definition of “management by delegation”

management by delegation

noun [U]
 
 
( abbreviation MBD)
HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT a style of management that involves giving the people who work for you responsibility for particular jobs, projects, etc. so that you do not have to do them: Management by delegation recognizes that all the members of a team can and should be self-starters.
(Definition of management by delegation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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