Travelink’s Guide to Delegating By: Melinda Janeiro & Keleigh Hardesty
The meaning of Delegation(benefits and obstacles)
Planning to Delegate
Organizing the delegated task
Leading the employee in the delegated task
Controlling the delegated task
The importance of effectively delegating to a manager.
The importance of effectively delegating to a company
To Delegate or Not to Delegate
Delegating What is it? The process of assigning responsibility and authority for accomplishing objectives. BENEFITS
Reluctant to do tasks personally
Fear of Employee Failure
Threatened by Employee Success
Planning to Delegate
What do you want to delegate?
What Low Yield Tasks can you delegate?
What job is the least costly?
Who has the level of development?
Who has the level of responsibility?
Who could this help build their level of competence?
When does the task need to be completed?
When is the best time to discuss task with the employee?
Organizing the Task
Leading the Delegated Task Establish a Follow Up Recommend Solutions Inform Others
Controlling Delegated Tasks
Effective Delegating and Its Importance to Managers
Productivity of staff
Allow manager to concentrate on managing
Promotes positive culture in organization
Effective Delegating and Its Importance to the Company
To Delegate & Not to Delegate Not to Delegate
Anything that requires your unique knowledge
Projects or Tasks in crisis
Activities delegated to you personally
Tasks that develop Employees
Tasks associated with solving employees problems
Conclusion In conclusion you should explain the need for delegation and reasons you choose the employee. Set objectives that define responsibility, the level of authority, and the deadline. Develop a plan and establish checkpoints and hold employees accountable. This in return will allow staff to become more productive and better trained. It also saves the money and promotes teamwork within the department. There are certain tasks that should and should not be delegated.
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