Phase 2: Handover: Discover the Eight Levels of Autonomy


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Discovering the eight levels of autonomy

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 ana...

Discovering the eight levels of autonomy
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Discovering the eight levels of autonomy provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Britt Andreatta as part of the Delegating Tasks to Your Team

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