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Delegating

  • Delegating efficiently
    • Efficiently delegate tasks so that organizational goals are met within established timelines.
    • Delegate tasks that are not central to the leader's role and which allow the leader to use his/her time more effectively.
  • Delegating appropriately
    • Make delegation decisions that take into account the size of the task, whether an employee has the necessary background and skills to complete the task, and the sensitivity and importance of the task.
    • Delegate tasks that are challenging but not overwhelming.
    • Delegate tasks that develop and extend employee skills.
  • Monitoring
    • Monitor accomplishment of delegated tasks, and provides constructive, timely feedback.
    • Provide support and assistance for goal accomplishment, and make mistakes a learning experience.