Managers and executives need to be adept at delegating effectively. Many factors go into this skill and it is often a blind spot for many managers. There is often a subtle mental state that says…”look, I’m the manager, I;m in charge and my business unit needs to act on any assignment I hand out”…really?
“Delegation is the art of asking a person to perform a task or series of task with full or partial ownership. In a professional domain, a typical organogram is a visual demonstration of delegation flow. Delegation Process in management is a critical thing all managers must consider because it’s a known fact that employees do not leave organizations, they leave managers which is usually a result of poor delegation process the managers follow. The management must consider the fact that replacing an employee costs from 50% to the annual salary of the employee hence they are required to be vigilant so as to retain the employees. From my recent training on Delegation Process I learnt that there are 4 phases of every Effective Delegation Process:1. Evaluation2. Handover3. Support4. Debrief”
More On-site Resources
- Five Common Human Barriers to Effective Delegation
- The Art of Effective Delegation | Growth & Profit Solutions