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.
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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.
Focusing firstly on the devolved management structures within a Trust, there are a number of different models of clinical management each with its own advantages and disadvantages.