What is Delegation
The answer to the question, What is delegation in management? is straightforward:
Our definition of delegation is giving a direct report a job, and the necessary resources and needed authority in order to execute it, within specific implementation standards, in a given time period.
Delegation has many benefits for the manager, the employee, and the organization as a whole. Unfortunately for the most part, many executives don’t delegate for several unjustifiable reasons.
In order to delegate successfully, you might want to take a look at our steps of delegation page.
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