Great leaders know that delegating keeps their team engaged, gives them more responsibility, and frees up the manager to work on strategies and goals that will lead the team to success.
When to Delegate
Are the goals clear and understood?
Does the employee have the skills to do the job?
Does the employee feel confident to do this task?
Do they have the resources they will need?
Involve the person during the decision to delegate
Communicate the expectations
Communicate how progress will be monitored
Communicate what success will look like
Employees appreciate more responsibility, and should be recognized for the extra work given to them.