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Delegation PowerPoint Presentation
152 slides with 8 diagrams/charts & 19 high resolution photographs
Participant Handout & Delegation Glossary with 26 terms

Effective delegation will improve efficiency in the workplace. Delegation is appointing a person to act on one's behalf. The word "delegation" was first used to mean "the act of delegating" in the 1610s.

Glossary: 4 pages with 26 related terms (sample terms include):

Accountability — Authority — Delegation — Downward Delegation — Empowerment — Entrust — Feedback — Knowledge Transfer — Lateral Delegation — Micromanagement — Proxy — Responsibility — Selection Pool — Subdivision — Upward Delegation

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of delegation
  • Define delegation, and identity its benefits and uses
  • Explain the basic methods involved in successful delegation
  • Explore the methods and techniques of delegation
  • Explain how to overcome resistance to a delegated task
  • Use two-way communication to improve the level of understanding
  • Recognize the steps toward effective delegation and the skills needed for it
  • Learn the key steps in the control process
  • Explain how to utilize recognition, rewards, and sanctions
  • Identify your own strengths and limitations in the process
  • Form a plan of action to increase your use of delegation and the success of the task you delegate
  • Practice delegating new tasks

PowerPoint Presentation Content Slides Include:

  • Definition/s of delegation
  • Learning objectives for this presentation
  • The benefits of delegation for managers and employees (25 points)
    • The differences between delegating authority and tasks
  • The five stages of delegation
  • Delegation do's and don'ts (12 points)
    • When to delegate and when not to delegate
    • Micromanagement and reasons to delegate
    • Mission vs. administrative work
    • Tasks that can be delegated and tasks that cannot be delegated
  • Barriers to delegating (7 points)
    • Misunderstandings and common objections to delegation
  • Ways to analyze a situation
    • Questions to ask yourself before delegating (13 points)
    • Standard and effective delegation checklists (14 points)
    • Six steps to effective delegation
  • Delegation options to consider (6 points)
    • Delegating to different ranks (10 points)
  • Crisis delegation (7 points)
  • Realistic expectations and flexibility (5 points)
  • 16 action steps and much more

Plus 24 Additional New Content Pages:

  • Etymology / (Page 8)
  • Delegation Diagram / (Page 10)
  • Do's & Dont's / (Page 11-14)
  • Scenarios / (Page 15-20)
  • Manager/Supervisor Benefits / (Page 23)
  • Employee Benefits / (Page 24)
  • Choosing a Delegate / (Page 25)
  • Delegating Authority vs. Tasks Venn Diagram / (Page 26)
  • Is Clarity Essential? / (Page 30)
  • When to Delegate (Page 34)
  • When Not to Delegate / (Page 35)
  • Barriers to Delegation / (Page 45)
  • Micromanagement / (Pages 46-48)
  • Managing Delegated Tasks / (Pages 75)

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