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Becoming a Successful Manager, Second Edition by J. Robert Parkinson

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14Delegating Effectively and Empowering Employees to Take Risks

Outstanding managers make their presence felt without being obvious about their influence.

Excellent managers increase the value of the people reporting to them.

WHAT A GREAT OPPORTUNITY! YOU have a group of people whom you employ to get work done and be productive members of your team. The best way to do that is for you and them to understand and leverage their strengths in terms of the goals of the department and the company as a whole. Embrace the chance to motivate others and enable them to grow and excel in their jobs.

This chapter shows you how to encourage employees to take risks and how you can best delegate responsibilities. If you are adept at delegating, your employees ...

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