This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: Business Management and Leadership Unit 4 Group
*Individual Assignment Portion*
Kregg M. Soltow
(only presentation body slides will be used in final presentation) The Concepts for Developing
Teams Using Planning
Keys of Success – Facts of Failure
Deployment of Team Plan Completing Success Failure •Planning the assignment of
rolls and responsibilities •No accountability for
deployment •Planning the establishment of
priorities •Too many goals or objectives
– no apparent priority •Plan the involvement of mid
level management as active
participants •Plan in a vacuum-functional
focus •Planning on how to manage
implementation •No strategy to implement •Plan for mid level
management to align lower
level plans •No attempts made to link with
day to day operations •Plan careful choices for
contents of the plan and form it •Not being thorough – or
glossing over the details The Concepts for Developing Teams
Five Disciplines – For Planning 1. Personal Mastery:
2. Mental Models:
3. Shared Vision:
4. Team Learning:
5. Systems Thinking: Delegation
•Delegation (or deputation) is the task of power and
accountability to another person (normally from a
manager to a inferior) to carry out precise activities.
• However the person who delegated the work remains
accountable for the outcome of the delegated work.
•Delegation authorizes a subordinate to make decisions,
it is a shift of administrative authority from one level to
a lower one. Delegation, if properly done, is not
•The opposite of successful delegation is
micromanagement, where a manager provides too much
effort, direction, and assessment of delegated work.
•In general, delegation is good and can save money and
time, help in building skills, and motivate people.
Meager delegation, however, might cause aggravation,
and confusion to all involved.
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course ITCO 101 taught by Professor Gugenhiem during the Spring '12 term at AIU Online.
- Spring '12