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management by delegationnoun [U]

uk   us   ( 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 ​delegationrecognizes that all the ​members of a ​team can and should be self-starters.
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