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How to Delegate by Robert Heller

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Selecting Tasks

Before you can improve your delegating technique you must decide which tasks you could, or should, be delegating. The selection process involves assessing your time and that of your subordinates, and grouping and prioritizing activities.

TIP

Do not allow people to create unnecessary work for you.

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Review and revise your detailed time log every three to six months.

Analyzing your time

The way you, as a manager, distribute your work and how much time you allocate is probably under your control. A useful exercise is to determine how your actual expenditure of time matches the areas or tasks for which you are responsible. ...

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