2 HOW TO DELEGATE EFFECTIVELY
WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?
Delegation is about giving up part of your job with three prime objectives:
- growing your subordinates;
- creating space in your own diary so that your boss can delegate part of their job to you;
- allowing yourself time to develop into your new role and, as time progresses, develop that role.
As a manager your organisational value lies not in what you can do, but rather what you can enable others to do; this is rooted in your ability to delegate.
In all my 33 years of experience working within IT functions and consulting to them, I find that the vast majority of junior to middle managers have far too much to do; they feel stressed that they cannot keep up with all the demands on their time and ...