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JULY 26, 2012 [Case Study, Delegation] Why Aren't You Delegating?
But there is: delegation. Delegation is a critical skill. Delegation benefits managers, direct reports, and organizations. 2007 study on time management found that close to half of the 332 companies surveyed were concerned about their employees' delegation skills. Understand why you're not delegating.
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OCTOBER 11, 2011 [Case Study, Delegation] Stop Procrastinating.Now
Asking someone to review your work can spur you to get started knowing they will expect it. Case study #1: Know why. Case study #2: Keep it top of mind. But since she had no one to delegate the project to, she decided to make progress on it in small increments. Procrastination is not inevitable.
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HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [Case Study, Delegation] Don't Like Your Job? Change It (Without Quitting)
| TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
Some people make radical moves; others make small changes" in how they delegate
or schedule their day, Wrzesniewski says. Case Study
#1: Integrate your interests into the job. Still most of his tasks — managing schedules, developing contracts, reviewing
documentation — involved working alone. Look at yourself. MORE >>
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [Case Study, Delegation] How to Manage a Perfectionist
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2011
In many cases
, this compulsive behavior can be the thorn in the side of a great performer. They tend to be impatient with or hypercritical of others and they're not good at delegating
. Accept that they may not be good managers as they are likely to demand too much of their people (see "hypercritical" and "bad at delegating
" above). MORE >>
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [Case Study, Delegation] How to Get Feedback When You're the Boss
| TUESDAY, MAY 15, 2012
Ask for feedback on a regular basis, not just at review
time. When someone tells you, "You run our team meetings really well," or "You don't delegate
enough," follow up by asking for an example. One way to get around this is by doing a 360-degree review
or using a coach to gather feedback anonymously. What the Experts Say. MORE >>
HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW [Case Study, Delegation] What to Do When an Online Community Starts to Fail
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2013
Believe it or not, online communities have been the subject of study
for at least 20 years at this point, much of which has focused on starting and scaling them. By contrast, here is Tech Review
’s diagnosis of Wikipedia at present: Since 2007…the likelihood of a new participant’s edit being immediately deleted has steadily climbed. MORE >>
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