The IDEAL Delegation Framework (Part 2)
Learn how properly describing a task sets your delegee—and you—up for success, as well as how to address questions even before they’re asked.
In The IDEAL Delegation Framework (Part 1), we introduced a delegation framework involving five steps:
- I - Introduce the task.
- D – Define the scope of the assignment, and clearly explain what you want done.
- E - Ensure understanding.
- A - Allocate authority, information, and resources.
- L - Let go.
In this lesson, we’ll examine the second step: defining and explaining.
Defining the scope means clearly describing the task, and setting out both what you want your delegee to do and what the...