The objective of delegation is to get work done by someone else (e.g. a team member). In the project context, work should be assigned as a complete package, including the authority associated with decision making and incorporation of any modifications that come from new information, without having to refer back to the person who has delegated the task.
During a project, the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) provides a list of all the work needed to complete the project. This provides a list of activities that can be delegated to, for example, the project team. Selection of the people to complete each activity will depend upon whether they have the appropriate skills and experience, if they are available, or if you want them to develop skills in some aspects of the work.
There are two main reasons for delegating work:
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