Challenge the Myths That Block Effective Delegation
THERE ARE several myths in management that often hold managers back from delegating. They may or may not be true, but they are the mental blocks of the individual manager. You may be aware of some of these myths or blocks and not aware of others. Whenever you see a poor delegator, you will probably see one or more of these myths at work.
MYTH 1: There Is Not Enough Time to Delegate
Sometimes people are so busy and swamped with responsibilities that they think they don’t have enough time to sit down and explain the job to someone else. They just want to get on with it as quickly as possible.
On other occasions, they may delegate the job to another person, but they don’t take enough time to ...