It's a fact that many managers find it difficult to delegate. Delegation is a key leadership and management skill but nobody tells managers how to do it well. So managers ask their staff to do a job, and then spend almost as much time redoing the work as it would have taken them to do it from scratch themselves. They 'learn' from experience that delegating isn't worth the effort.
But if you can learn to delegate it will bring huge advantages. Not only will it save you time but it will create a workforce that is more innovative, more engaged and more productive.
So how do you delegate effectively? What do you need to take into account? What rules do you need to follow?
Here are some basics to get you started