Join Britt Andreatta for an in-depth discussion in this video Discovering the eight levels of autonomy, part of Delegating Tasks to Your Team.
During the handover phase, you'll want to get clear about how much autonomy you're giving…the employee to do this task.…Make sure that they share the same understanding as you.…Autonomy is the level of independence a person has to complete a task.…One of the most frequent problems that happens in delegation is lack of clarity about…the level of autonomy being given.…I cannot emphasize enough how important this aspect is to successful delegation.…There are actually eight different levels of autonomy you can give your employee,…with level one being the least amount of autonomy and level eight being the most.…
These were identified by Ross Webber, who's authored several books on management,…and I'm expanding on his idea.…I know that for myself, learning about the eight levels changed the way I delegated for the better.…I was much more clear with both myself and my delegate, which made the whole process better for everyone.…These levels are differentiated by four things, the level of analysis the delegate provides,…
The course reveals what delegation can do for you and your team and introduces a four-phase model to delegate tasks and manage projects large and small. The phases include evaluating the task, handing the task over, supporting task completion, and closing the task. In between, learn how to pick the right level of autonomy for each task and the best ways to avoid micromanagement.
- What is delegation?
- Evaluating tasks
- Determining which tasks to delegate
- Assigning tasks
- Meeting with team members
- Providing team support
- Avoiding micromanaging and the fear of letting go
- Accepting delegation from your boss