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General Management: a Perspective

It is most familiar in the context of supreme military command, a notion which emerged in times gone by as a result of the delegation of military responsibility by the monarch. It occurs in the vocabulary of religious organization. A ‘general superior’ is the supreme head of a religious order in the Catholic Church, who governs in accordance with the constitution of the order and the laws of the Church and has authority over all members of the order.