Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Vicarious liability - The manager is responsible for overseeing the work of all the staff

An honest citizen finds it difficult to go manage even the very simple requirements in life. Demanding bribe has become a routine and if you do not submit to it you will be marked and harassed by the babu. It is a different matter with some one who wants to get out the way things done through use of money. Probably this group is responsible for the growth of corruption.
In the context of India standing out in corruption in public transactions, we see occasionally some action to punish a small fry. Here is an instance wherein the supervisor is also punished for the action of his charge.
All those in a supervisory positions will have to bear this in mind, that it is their responsibility to see that worker under their supervision work honestly in addition to efficiency. Read the legal definition of vicarious liability of the supervisor

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