ItDelegating to the people you manage is a basic, daily activity. Yet, each of us approaches directing and delegating differently. You may find it easier to delegate to some people than others because one approach doesn’t work with every style. There is no right or wrong style, but if you want to increase results and enjoy working with happier a work team, then consider how you can adapt to others style.
Let’s Start with Your Style
- If you are a “D”, you may be impatient when giving detailed instructions or appear to be in a hurry.
- As an “I”, you may spend more time involved in social talking than on the details.
- Those of you who are an “S” may find it difficult to assign an unpleasant task or offer to handle part of the task yourself!
- If you are a “C”, you insist that the task be completed step-by-step and want to check each step before allowing your team member to move forward. [Read more…]