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in pushing authority Into the lowest level® of management and
to the ultimete production line workers Is that management
often fell* to realise that organisation eharta ean be fal-
lible in indicating the extent of decentralisation of
managerial authority In any business organisation. Deoen- ,
trallsatlon of authority at its beginning la an Intangible
element that of ten eannot be described accurately on an
organizational chart because human beings basically form the
taedlua through whi^h it la expressed*^*
The occaelon has arisen when an ejcecutive has indloated
his organization enjoyed wide managerial decentralisation*
Managers of various factories call the hone office even for
decisions of whether to hire a new employee or spend $200
for a now desk, the case at point would be classified aa
dleperaion or phyalcal decentralisation of work activities
with .ft© commensurate deoentrelisatlon of author!ty*- - 'the
difference between dlsperelon of operatione geographically
from hem offices and decentralisation of authority"tinnot
be stressed to© greatly* v/-/)
Complete deoentrelisatlon of managerial authority can
never be obtained nor li it desired by any manager* :;fotal
decentralisation would mean abdication by the manager of all
his authority and reaponalbllltlee toward business opsration
to hie fellow subordinates* Final reeulte would be elimination
Edward C, Burak, editor, me Management .team CSam-
bridge, 19mh PP. 6-7.
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Kirkpatrick, Thomas O. Decentralization of Managerial Authority, thesis, 1958; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc107985/m1/9/: accessed December 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .