One of the basic conundrums of good management is that you must become less involved as you take on more managerial responsibilities. Inherent to effective managing is the skill of delegating. Yet delegation can prove to be a perennial problem for new and experienced managers alike.
Delegation is not a short-term solution but rather a consistent strategy of communicating effectively and developing your team. It increases your leadership capacity and that of your colleagues. So let’s take some time today to look at how you deal with delegating.
Today’s exploration will:
- Introduce you to the three most common reasons for delegation problems.
- Ask you to reflect on where you can improve.