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decision making, delegation, strategic management



  1. Tourigny, Louise PhD
  2. Pulich, Marcia PhD


This article explores the realm of delegation from the behavioral standpoint. Delegation is defined as well as reasons why it fails. The limitations of decision making as related to delegation are covered. Ways in which health care organizations can improve managerial decision making to make a positive impact on delegation are explored. Finally, considerations for managers to engage in effective delegation are delineated.