Delegation is the use of personnel to accomplish a desired objective through allocation of authority and responsibility. Delegation is not merely distributing care. It is a path to and a significant success factor for professional practice. Delegation is a link that joins organizational concepts with the management process; it is that which allows a manager to manage. Educational programme has emphasized primary nursing as the dominant method of delivering nursing care which focuses on the skill of individual nurse. As a nurse manager it is essential to know about the principles, purpose, steps, and concepts of delegation. It is also necessary to know about the barriers of delegation and the effective measures to overcome those barriers.
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Hepsi Bai J. Delegation in Nursing Management: Common Errors. Asian J. Nur. Edu. & Research 4(2): April- June 2014; Page 242-244.