O'Reilly logo

The Art of IT Management - Practical tools, techniques and people skills by Robina Chatham

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

18 LETTING GO OF THINGS THAT YOU SHOULD NO LONGER BE DOING YOURSELF

WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?

Making the transition from technician to manager will necessitate becoming less of a ‘doer’ and more of a coordinator, director, monitor, mentor, broker and facilitator. If you are too busy doing you will not be managing and hence not fulfilling your prime purpose as a manager. Letting go of jobs that you like doing can be difficult and watching others do jobs that you know you can do better and quicker yourself can be very frustrating.

DELVING A LITTLE DEEPER INTO THE SUBJECT

If you have a large team your role will cease to become that of a doer and you will need to become a full-time manager. If you only have a small team you may also need to help in ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required