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The Busy Manager's Guide to Delegation

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Delegation amounts to a lot more than just passing work off onto subordinates. When handled correctly, it gives managers a chance to strengthen their departments by developing the skills and organizational competencies of their people. Filled with quick tips, exercises, self-assessments, and practical worksheets, this book presents an easy-to-master five-step process for ...more
Paperback, 103 pages
Published August 1st 2009 by AMACOM/American Management Association
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Nov 17, 2009 E rated it really liked it
Step-by-step guide to effective delegation

Some managers don’t manage. Instead, they try to do everything themselves. This never works, because most supervisors have too many tasks and too little time. The solution is to learn to delegate, a basic managerial skill, like planning or budgeting, that you can develop. Business experts Richard A. Luecke and Perry McIntosh offer a simple, straightforward five-step plan you can use to delegate job assignments. The authors outline their approach to deleg
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Feb 01, 2016 Brad Pickler rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read just a few books about this subject, I think just three, but this one is the best so far.
Simple and complete, as a I was looking for.
Thing I learn: if someone can do your job at least 70% of the quality you would do, it's worthwhile to delegate it. I am not completely sure about my conclusion, but apparently it seems the sum of 3 people doing your job at 70% quality results on you being 210% productive.

Also, for people who read "Drive, what motivate us" this book fits well, share the sam
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Richard Luecke (b. 1943) is an American business writer and editor, and has authored numerous books on business and management including Entrepreneur's Toolkit (2004) and The Busy Manager's Guide to Delegation (2009). He also plays acoustic guitar in the Celtic folk group O'Carolan Etcetera. Luecke holds a BA from Shimer College, and an MBA from the University of St. Thomas. (from Shimer College W ...more
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