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How to Delegate by Robert Heller

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Considering Roles

Unless you are intending to delegate the management of an entire project, you will need to consider the various roles that could be delegated. Assess these in relation to potential team members and consider the contribution each individual could make.

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Ensure that you have an informed assessment of a delegate’s abilities.

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Be supportive of all delegates whenever any mistakes are made.

Defining the tasks

To delegate effectively, you need to define the tasks and also have a good understanding of a proposed delegate’s abilities. So for each task in your planned delegation, work out a clear definition, including the skills required and the range of responsibilities to be delegated. Go through this process whether you ...

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