explain the following....
1) authority flows upward as we go higher up in the management hierarchy the scope of authority increases.

2) authority always flows downward from superior to subordinate.

1) The given statement is false.
Authority refers to the power given to an individual to command and direct the subordinates and take various decisions.It increases when we go up in  the levels of management and vice-versa. This is because higher level management is provided with more of authority by the company so that it can make correct decisions regarding the work of their subordinates. Hence, authority flows downwards.

2) The given statement is true. The above explanation is applicable for this answer also.

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