On the 4th Principle: Unity of Command

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On the 4th Principle: Unity of Command
Carol , Other, Malaysia

According to Fayol's 4th Principle, Unity of Command, I should receive instruction from one boss who is my immediate manager.
However I have been instructed by other managers from other department too. And even by my colleagues. These instructions make my work overloaded. Is this not a violation of this principle by Fayol?... Register

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dhanaraj, Professor, India

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Bernard Ngwenya , Analyst, Zimbabwe


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