Join Britt Andreatta for an in-depth discussion in this video Evaluating your team, part of Delegating Tasks to Your Team (2013).
Now that you've evaluated the potential projects or tasks, it's time to evaluate your people.…We're going to focus on how to assign these delegations.…Knowing each person's strengths and weaknesses will help you make the most of each delegation opportunity.…And that's just what delegation is, an opportunity.…Each task has the potential to build the skills and abilities of each person on your team.…By making strategic assignments, you can really shape the professional development of your staff.…In order to choose the right person for each project or task, you must first assess all of your employees.…
You will want to use the Evaluating People page. You need to make one copy for each person on your team.…Set some time aside to reflect on each person.…You may wish to review their most recent performance evaluation as well.…First, think about when this person had a peak performance, a time when they really shined.…What skills or abilities did they demonstrate? And what set that situation apart?…How can you learn from that to help your employee do well in the future?…
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