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Authority responsibility and accountability

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One of the candidates who were contesting for captainship of school head girl, due to her wealth and power was stating that the other girl was wasting her time campaigning, for she was sure to win the elections. The second contestant was conducting a fair campaign.
When asked as to why was the powerful girl not elected, the teacher replied that she had the authority to choose what was best for the future of the school, not forgetting the welfare of the students as portrayed by the second contestant over power thus enhancing the word, ‘authority’.
Responsibility is another part of the process of delegation. Allen states that responsibility is the work assigned to a position. Responsibility refers to the mental and physical activities which must be performed to carry out a task or duty. (Arora, 1985)
Responsibility may be continuing or it may terminate with the accomplishment of a single action. The essence of responsibility is obligation. Responsibility, being an obligation to perform, is owed to one’s superior and no subordinate can reduce his responsibility by delegating to another the authority to perform the duty.
As she stood in front of her 5th grade class on the very first day of school, she told the children an untruth.nbsp. Like most teachers, she looked at her students and said that she loved them all the same.nbsp. However, that was impossible, because there in the front row, slumped in his seat, was a little boy named Teddy Stoddard.
Mrs. Thompson had watched Teddy the year before and noticed that he did not play well with the other children, that his clothes were messy. It got to the point where Mrs. Thompson would actually take delight in marking his papers with a broad red pen, making bold Xs and then putting a big F at the top of his papers.
His third grade teacher wrote, His mothers death has been hard on him.nbsp. He tries to do his best, but his father doesnt show much interest, and his home life will soon affect him if some steps arent