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Published: 17 April 2021

200 Pages

5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190904203


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Why Delegate?

Neil J. Mitchell

  • Applies delegation theory to real-world social, political, and economic issues in an informal and accessible way
  • Develops a broader, more descriptive logic of delegation beyond the standard principal-agent theory by claiming opportunism is on both sides of the relationship
  • Teaches readers to be more discerning judges of when individuals have genuine control problems and when individuals use delegation to deny responsibility and evade accountability

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