Delegate All You Can
Delegation is the act of assigning tasks to subordinates for them to perform. This is actually how a manager gets things done through others. The assignment may be verbal or written, long or short term, phrased as a request (usually) or an order (less often). Assigning tasks to others and ensuring that they perform them properly is essential to any manager’s job.
Effective delegation goes well beyond merely telling people what to do. Good delegation calls for knowledge of the underlying principles: responsibility, accountability, and authority.
Responsibility means that every manager and employee has a specific function or activity to perform. This is called the area of responsibility. In a corporation, the CEO is ...