Hierarchy of Authority
In a bureaucracy. each lower office is under the control and supervision of a higher one. Those few individuals at the top of the hierarchy
have more power and exercise more control than do the many et the lower levels. Those who are lower in the hierarchy report to (and often take orders from) those above them in the organizational pyramid. Persons at the upper levels are responsible not only for their own actions bot also fur those of the: individuals they supervise.