Old school delegation comes from the idea that managers do things TO employees and that the only reason to delegate tasks to employees is to save the "more valuable" management time. Old school delegation comes from a time when owners and managers had significantly more POWER -- a factory and mining model that has long since become dysfunctional.
Here are a few points about delegation and its power in a brief video: The Power and Glory of Delegation
New school management recognizes the world has changed and what once might have worked won't work now. For delegation that means realizing that the benefits of new school delegation are far greater than how it used to be.
The value of delegation undertaken WITH employees is immense for managers, companies, and employees. Delegation is a WIN-WIN-WIN process...
...when it's done properly.
Address the most common managerial problem -- not enough time in the day, by developing and honing your skills in delegating tasks to employees. It's probably the easiest path to more efficiency both in terms of your personal time, and harnessing the resources in your work unit. And, it helps motivate and develop your employees. Plus, it's easy to learn.
And The Benefits Go WAY Beyond This
Delegation is a huge tool for managers -- it's like a swiss army knife. So, if new school delegation is the answer, what are the questions?
It's easy to learn to delegate properly, but odds are you are used to the old school delegating, and have a tendency to manage your employees the way you were managed on your way up.
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