devolved management structure

devolved management structure

A generic term for any management structure which cedes power, usually held centrally in a managerial hierarchy (e.g., in an NHS Trust) to peripheral nodes.
References in periodicals archive ?
We operate with a devolved management structure, so the people in leadership roles in our businesses have a real sense of owning their strategy and having the genuine autonomy that allows them to shape the future of their business.
In the devolved management structure of the University, the primary responsibility for quality assurance and enhancement within the operational units of the University is vested in the management of Faculties, School, Campus and administrative units of the University.