Delegation vs. Empowerment

Delegation vs. Empowerment — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Delegation and Empowerment

Delegationnoun

The act of delegating.

Empowermentverb

To invest with power, especially legal power or official authority.

Delegationnoun

The condition of being delegated.

Empowermentverb

To equip or supply with an ability; enable

"Computers ... empower students to become intellectual explorers" (Edward B. Fiske).

Delegationnoun

A person or group of persons officially elected or appointed to represent another or others.

Empowermentnoun

The achievement of political, social or economic power by an individual or group.

Delegationnoun

An act of delegating.

Empowermentnoun

The process of supporting another person or persons to discover and claim personal power.

Delegationnoun

A group of delegates used to discuss issues with an opponent.

Empowermentnoun

The state of being empowered (either generally, or specifically).

Delegationnoun

(computing) A method-dispatching technique describing the lookup and inheritance rules for self-referential calls.

Empowermentnoun

(South Africa) Government programs encouraging advancement of blacks.

Delegationnoun

(legal) A contract whereby the original debtor substitutes a new debtor in his stead, with the creditor’s permission.

Empowermentnoun

the act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant

Delegationnoun

a group of representatives or delegates

Delegationnoun

authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions