Team Management Skills: The Core Skills Needed to Manage Your Team
There's only so much that you can achieve working on your own, that's why it's important to delegate effectively. To successfully delegate:
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If the work is reported to be ok or fine by your subordinates, maybe you need to dig in deep and probe more.
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It pays to highlight the strength an employee brings and then to work on minimizing the weak aspects. Start and work with the impact and value the employee is making to your team.
Ownership and accountability need to be defined so that your team knows who is responsible for what.
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It’s crucial for your team to know exactly what is expected of them.
The unwritten rules about the level of quality expected in the work, and the depth of knowledge that needs to be displayed, are what defines a successful work project.
What are the boundaries of an employee’s responsibilities? What are and what aren’t the roles of the job?
What’s the preferred way of communicating, both formally and informally? What should be the frequency of communication? What are the protocols for communication at different levels – while reporting to the manager or even upper management?
Communication is essential and comes first when setting expectations with your team.
Have a plan in place from the start to ensure your team understands what you are expecting from them.
For example, should they report every task they complete? Is there a set amount of time in which they should be able to reply to emails?
Your team will work as a unit if every member is aware of their own responsibilities and the importance of their work in the organization.
This can be accomplished by creating a document that describes their role in the company in detail.