The Busy Manager's Guide to Delegation

The Busy Manager's Guide to Delegation

Authors: Richard A. Luecke, Perry McIntosh
Pub Date: August 2009
Print Edition: $12.00
Print ISBN: 9780814414743
Page Count: 112
Format: Paper or Softback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814414750

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Delegation amounts to a lot more than just passing work off onto your subordinates. When handled correctly, it gives you a chance to strengthen your department by developing the skills and organizational competencies of your people. Filled with quick tips, exercises, self-assessments, and practical worksheets, this book presents an easy-to-master five-step process for effective delegation. You will learn how to:

• Determine which tasks to delegate

• Identify the right person for the job

• Assign the task

• Monitor progress and provide feedback

• Evaluate performance

The Busy Manager’s Guide to Delegation shows you how to set the stage for excellent results, what to do if things go wrong, and how to ensure that everyone benefits from the experience. This is a quick, comprehensive course on an essential—and sometimes overlooked—management competency.

Richard A. Luecke is a business writer and entrepreneur. He is the author of Manager’s Toolkit, Coaching and Mentoring, and How to Become a Better Negotiator, Second Edition.

Perry McIntosh has more than fifteen years of management experience at mid- and senior levels. She is the coauthor of a self-study course for aspiring managers.

Both authors live in Salem, Massachusetts.

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