In this delightful, quick to read, business management allegory, Donna M. Genett Ph.D., uses an entertaining narrative about identical cousins, James and Jones, to introduce her successful six-step program for effective delegation. Whether you are the one delegating or the one being delegated to, implementing these six steps is guaranteed to lighten your workload and give you more time to focus on what's really important--on and off the job.
"Genett suggests the system works both ways. If their manager delegates poorly, employees can stop the process and ask for the critical details they need. The more employees step into the process, the more the company as a whole will benefit." Remodeling.hw.net
There is a naturally occurring pattern, a way of thinking, acting and communicating that makes some leaders able to inspire others. Those leaders may have come into the world with a predisposition to inspire. However, this ability is not reserved for them exclusively. We can all learn this way of thinking
All the surprises caused by a lack of personal accountability plague almost every organization today, from the political arena to every large and small business. How Did That Happen? offers a proven way to eliminate these nasty surprises, gain an unbeatable competitive edge, and enhance performance by holding others accountable the
The One Minute Manager's symbol—a one-minute readout from the face of a modern digital watch—is intended to remind each of us to take a minute out of our day to look into the faces of the people we manage. And to realize that they are our most important resources. The Monkey
I evaluate my team members’ individual strengths and opportunities, and I consider their interests and personal goals, too. We talk about these things, one-on-one, and I try to divide up the work accordingly. I delegate.
The authority to recommend: research options and propose the best alternative. Use this level when I want input before making a decision.
The authority to inform and initiate: research and select the best course of action; inform me why it’s best; initiate the selection. Use this level when I want someone to inform me before he or she takes action so I can intercept potential problems.