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Delegation Is an Art. Here Are 9 Simple Ways to Do It Better

Steps to an effective delegation

Steps to an effective delegation
  • Always provide feedback.
  • Be sure to keep an eye on things.
  • Be clear about what you want your employees to do.
  • Delegate the right things.
  • Provide guidance when necessary.
  • Give employees the authority they need to get the job done.
  • Have the right attitude about delegating.
  • Consider the skills and interests of your people.
  • Set clear expectations.

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Delegation Is an Art. Here Are 9 Simple Ways to Do It Better

Delegation Is an Art. Here Are 9 Simple Ways to Do It Better

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Steps to an effective delegation

  • Always provide feedback.
  • Be sure to keep an eye on things.
  • Be clear about what you want your employees to do.
  • Delegate the right things.
  • Provide guidance when necessary.
  • Give employees the authority they need to get the job done.
  • Have the right attitude about delegating.
  • Consider the skills and interests of your people.
  • Set clear expectations.

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