Preventing Delegation Mistakes: Tips & Examples

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How can a manager combat the inability to let go of projects or tasks?

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1. Using regular meetings, progress reports, and check-in sheets are all part of thwarting which potential pitfall?

2. Lack of clarity is a delegation pitfall in all of the following areas EXCEPT which?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is the benefit of regular meetings, progress reports, and check-in sheets? This quiz and worksheet provides a fast way to assess your ability to answer this question and others about avoiding delegation mistakes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • How a manager can learn to let go of projects or tasks
  • The use of regular meetings, check-in sheets and progress reports to thwart a potential pitfall
  • Areas in which a lack of clarity is a delegation pitfall
  • The way in which procrastination is a pitfall in proper delegation
  • A management trait that attempts to control every aspect of a project

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about how a manager can learn to let go of projects
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the pitfall of procrastination and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about attempting to control every aspect of a project

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with the lesson titled Preventing Delegation Mistakes: Tips & Examples. Here are a few examples of what you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of common delegation mistakes
  • A problem many managers have
  • Nine tips managers can use to prevent delegation mistakes
  • The importance of allowing for mistakes
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