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Introducing the voluntary sector
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Glossary

Course glossary

Wednesday, 24 July 2024, 1:58 PM
Site: Open Learning
Course: Introducing the voluntary sector (VOLB_1)
Glossary: Glossary
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Accountable

Required to justify decisions or actions to others, e.g. stakeholders or service users.

Authority

The power to enforce rules or to give orders that are likely to be obeyed.

Autonomy

Degree of freedom from control or influence to make own decisions and choices, e.g. organisational autonomy, managerial or employee.