Delegation is essential regardless the types of organisation. Delegation has been practiced since the time immemorial whether it is a government undertaking or private enterprises. Delegation is so important that it is also essential for running a family. The process of delegation is felt in all spheres of activities because of the following reasons:

(a) It relieves some of the works of top executive and enables them to concentrate on key areas of operation.

(b) It ensures even distribution of work among the personnel.

(c) It enables the use of specialists for taking of different functions.


(d) It develops the ability of subordinates because the subordinates are given a share in the management operation.

(e) It provides training to subordinates; as such, the subordinates are stimulated to work.

(f) It develops a sense of confidence of subordinates, as they are required to perform new assignments independently.