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Advantages and Disadvantages of Delegation of Authority

Delegation involves assignment of tasks or transfer of authority to others in the team, giving them an opportunity to shoulder additional responsibility and act on the manager’s behalf. 769 more words

DELEGATION & How to Work Less and Get More Done

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: “Read an overview of Jeff Sutherland’s book The art of doing twice the work, In half the time (2014). And, you’ll discover lessons such as: 59 more words


How The Star Fish Got Its Star: Delegation

Delegation is largely used as a tool to lead a team towards achieving collective sets of objectives. At work, beyond helping one free up some more time for other tasks, it also serves a more utilitarian purpose Рdeveloping others. 352 more words

Leading everyone on

I don’t do detail. It’s one of the reasons I tried to rise through the admin ranks so quickly. If you are a regular reader of this blog you’ll have seen typos, for which I am sorry. 434 more words


Delegating work and tracking it

Microsoft Outlook Tip: A typical office scenario… you receive an email communication from a customer and based on the content you need to action some activity. 809 more words


LEADERSHIP & Why Great Leaders Are More Risk Averse Than You Think #IncMagazine

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: “From this Inc. Magazine article you will learn that great leaders take many small risks, instead of taking large risks. The three lessons are: 1) Cut expenses, not employees, 2) take small risks, not large risks that might sink the company (per Jim Collins in ‘Great by Choice,’ and 3) recruit a great team and delegate.” 10 more words