Fayol's Authority Principle: Overview

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Who is the author of the ''14 Principles of Management?''

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1. What does the term authority mean?

2. According to the ''14 Principles of Management,'' with authority comes what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of Fayol's authority principle. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding who the author of the 14 Principles of Management is as well as knowing the characteristics of authority.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Who authored the 14 Principles of Management
  • Characteristics of authority
  • What comes with authority according to Fayol
  • Features of a good authority figure
  • Why authority is important to business

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Fayol's authority principle lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding why authority is important to business and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the features of a good authority figure

Additional Learning

To learn more about why authority is important, review the corresponding lesson called Fayol's Authority Principle: Overview. This lesson will help you:

  • Define what authority is
  • Understand the early life of Henri Fayol
  • Identify the contributions of Fayol to management theory
  • Describe why authority is important to the workplace
  • Appreciate what must coincide with authority for it to be effective
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