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Delegation and Staff Appraisal
As an owner manager, it will undoubtedly be necessary for you to delegate work to others and to appraise their performance. How you handle such situations will have a very great bearing on how you are perceived. In addition, there is more to each process than simply to sit down and have a chat to...
How To Appraise
Article on how to conduct an appraisal of your staff.
A structure for appraisal
Once you have decided how often you are going to appraise and where the best information on performance is likely to be found, the next thing to consider is how you are actually going to carry the appraisal out....
The Delegation Process: What Stops You?
If the delegator displays any one of the following feelings, then the delegation process may be badly affected:
Guilt: the person delegated to might already be snowed under with work. You may feel guilty about giving them even more to do.
Fear: fear is a powerful emotion. It's so...
The Delegation Process (v): Behaviours To Look For In The Delegatee
A 'good' delegatee will display the following 'positive' behaviours:
Initiative - the delegatee needs to agree to take the initiative. Delegation is not a one-way process; as with all relationships, there needs to be input from both parties. Whilst the delegator will outline the current...
The Delegation Process (iv): Useful Behaviour After the Delegation
Delegate credit, not blame. One of the most difficult parts of the delegation process is the issue of credit and blame. If a delegated task is completed successfully, the delegatee should be given the credit. When a delegated task fails, the delegator should accept the blame.
The Delegation Process (iii): Useful Behaviour During The Delegation
Delegate the whole of a task to one person or to one team. This makes that person or team specifically accountable and minimises the likelihood of confusion and mistakes. It also gives a clear and positive trust message to the staff involved.
Define responsibilities and targets clearly. Tell...
The Delegation Process (ii): Useful Behaviour Before The Delegation
It is important to select the right person for the task that you want to delegate. Clearly there is no point to delegating a complex new task to someone who does not learn quickly nor has the verbal, manual or conceptual skills to carry it out.
You should consider the following:
The Delegation Process (i)
It may be helpful to think about the delegation process as a contract. There are contractual duties on behalf of both the delegator and the delegatee.
Broadly speaking, the delegator should:
control the delegatee flexibly so as not to stifle initiative;
not to be afraid of letting the...
Delegation allows a manager to control processes through other people. Delegation is essential because you can't do everything. If you want your business to function properly, you must delegate. Unfortunately, as we shall see, there is a considerable difference between delegating, and delegating...