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The lack of power one has to accomplish a responsibility paired with being accountable for that responsibility.
Being powerless to do your job. This is a form of getting Set Up To Fail.

The lack of confidence derived from being powerless; a sense of hopelessness.

Etymology: Blend of the negating prefix "Non" with "Authority"
"I just got out of a meeting with The Bobs - apparently I've been given nonthority over TPS reports now, since I have get them all done but only Bill can send out any emails about them."

"How are those TPS reports going?"
"Oh - just great. I'm the nonthority on them."
by syoebius October 08, 2013
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