The Art of DelegationIntroduction :
Delegation underpins a style of management which allows your staff to useand develop their skills and knowledge to the full potential. Withoutdelegation, you lose their full value.As the ancient quotation above suggests, delegation is primarily aboutentrusting your authority to others. This means that they can act and initiateindependently; and that they assume responsibility
for certain tasks.If something goes wrong, you remain responsible since you are the manager;the trick is to delegate in such a way that things get done but do not go(badly) wrong.
Delegation is a skill of which we have all heard - but which fewunderstand. It can be
used either as an excuse for dumping failure ontothe shoulders of subordinates, or as a dynamic tool for motivating andtraining your team to realize their full potential.Delegation:“The act of delegating, or investing with authority to act for another”OR….