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delegation

the passing of certain duties or decisions by a manager or SUPERVISOR to a subordinate whilst still retaining overall AUTHORITY for them, Delegation can increase a subordinate's JOB SATISFACTION whilst reducing the workload of a manager. See MANAGEMENT.
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16) This assessment can be broken down into two steps: (1) an analysis of the SEC's ability to subdelegate its authority to create accounting principles that are controlling under the federal securities laws; and (2) an analysis of the legality of and the policy considerations involved in delegating federal power to an international organization, either by one of the three main branches of the federal government or by an administrative agency in the form of a subdelegation.
OfficeEngine is an application that lets knowledge workers create, assign, subdelegate, track, and execute mission-critical work in real time.
Circuit rejected any such impairment assessment delegation from the FCC to state regulatory agencies as legally impermissible: "We therefore hold that, while federal agency officials may subdelegate their decision-making authority to subordinates absent evidence of contrary congressional intent, they may not subdelegate to outside entities-private or sovereign-absent affirmative evidence of authority to do so.
Authority over zoning subdivision, building, and housing-code enforcement should be vested in one agency with the power to subdelegate.
The central government presence in the ACs (at the provincial level) will be coordinated by a subdelegate.