Autumn 2014

This article discusses the importance of thoughtful delegation to manage organizational workload and foster staff learning and engagement.

The Durels describe different delegation styles and how to implement each successfully by recognizing staff skills and knowledge and offering appropriate guidance.

Delegation is a responsibility of leadership, and the Durels provide a thorough explanation of several methods of supervision and their benefits.

Through good communication and careful division of responsibilities, leaders can maximize progress while also encouraging the leadership skills of staff members themselves.