What Is Autonomy in Management? - Definition & Examples


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Why do managers rely on granting employees autonomy?

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1. What does 'autonomy' refer to in management?

2. Managers who allow employees a great deal of autonomy ____________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The management style of allowing autonomy for employees can be an effective business method. By asking questions about reasons for and benefits of its practice, this quiz and worksheet combination will help ascertain the extent of your knowledge on this subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be prepared to answer questions about the following aspects of managerial autonomy:

  • Definition
  • Benefits of its implementation
  • Implications

Skills Practiced

This quiz will give you opportunities to practice and further your learning skills, including:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the theory of granting autonomy
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant ideas to examine information about the advantages of self-rule
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding studies about employee independence

Additional Learning

To learn more about Autonomy in Management, study the relative lesson, which will address the following topics:

  • Examples of managerial autonomy
  • Why some managers prefer employee autonomy
  • Why other managers do not utilize autonomy