Join Britt Andreatta for an in-depth discussion in this video Determining which tasks to delegate, part of Delegating Tasks to Your Team (2013).
Now you are ready to analyze the tasks you previously identified.…We want to not only find things to take off your plate, but use this as an opportunity…to simultaneously help your employees grow.…On the Task Analysis page, summarize your observations by creating a master list of…what you do in your role.…On the Task Analysis page, you can make notes on key attributes of each responsibility.…Specifically we want to analyze the skill, time, and importance of each one.…
Rating each item as low, medium, or high indicate the following:…What skill level is needed to do this task? How much time does it take?…And how important is it in accomplishing the organization's goals?…Take a look at the results, tasks with low to medium skill levels are good candidates…for delegation, especially if they are also time consuming.…As a manager, your time is valuable.…You want to keep tasks that require your expertise and experience, and delegate tasks that can be done by others.…
Certain tasks and responsibilities cannot be delegated, such as personnel decisions,…
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.
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- 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