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Managing High Performance: Delegation

Delegation is one of the basic activities of front-line supervisors and managers. It is a skill that not all of them possess. In fact, whether delegation occurs represents different management views on how the workforce should be managed and the assumptions about the workforce.

What is delegation? Give an example.

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Delegation is essentially a methodology by which leaders supervisors or managers pass along some of their duties to lower-level managers. When utilizing delegation leaders decide what tasks that they will pass along to which specific subordinate leader or manager, so that the leader will not have to accomplish all of the duties alone. Delegation is also a truly effective and efficient method by which to utilize teamwork and the accomplishment of organizational ...

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