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Responsibility Centre  

Part of the organization, such as a department or a unit, for which a manager is assigned responsibility. These are often in a hierarchical fashion within an organization, with varying degrees of delegated authority to spend and approved expenditures.

(Graham, Andrew. Financial Management in Canada’s Public Sector. Kingston, ON: School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University; Montreal : McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007)


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