Delegation is widely acknowledged to be an essential element of effective management (Yukl, G. 1994). Delegation is basically a process of assigning responsibility, sharing authority, and producing accountability in organizations. It is a managerial instrument that allows managers to nurture subordinates to capitalize the subordinate’s potential and ability to meet organizational goals and objectives. As a form of employee involvement in decision-making, delegation describes a category of leader behavior that entails assignment of new responsibilities to subordinates and additional authority to carry them out (Yukl, G. 1998). Managers usually find it easier to speak about delegation of
I am responsible for the development of staff and support them to perform their roles. I conduct monthly one to one meetings and identify any training needs. I organise training, sourcing suitable courses from the internal Shared Service System where courses are listed, and from local colleges and local service providers to suit the training need.
I.e. Appeals require quite in-depth scrutiny of all of the facts and attention to detail; I would assign this to one team member who is experienced in this area as this would assure that the work is done correctly and also efficiently. If another member of the team is more experienced in housing costs I would try to assign more of this type of work to them as it would achieve a more productive task as opposed to someone who would need more coaching to do the task effectively. On some occasions it is not always able to give someone’s preferred type of work due to staff sickness or annual leave and in these cases I would have to consider the abilities of the attending staff and assign to the most suitable in these circumstances.
When planning assessments you will need to take a holistic approach, you will need to make sure assessment is specific to a qualification, it needs to be clear and relevant to the topic being taught. The assessment also needs to be measurable, you will need to be able to give a pass/fail or grade on any assessment given and show any areas not covered during the training. Assessment and to be achievable, the level of difficulty needs to match the candidates being assessed as well as the importance of the qualification, four example children would possibly need easier assessments, but assessments concerning life-saving need to have a relative difficulties so the assessor knows that the learner could react in a real life situation. Realistic assessment, this is important when it comes to transferring skills learnt in the classroom to a real life situation, they need to be as real as possible where they can, Four example manikins used in CPR with given scenarios from real life case studies. And finally assessments need to be time bound, assessment dates and times are agreed, this is to incorporate preparation time (Not too much – not too little).
M3.45 MANAGING AND DEVELOPING RELATIONSHIPS IN THE WORKPLACE & M3.47 DELIVERING SERVICES IN THE WORKPLACE
The candidate will demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to develop a change management strategy.
The aims of organisations depend on the type of business they are. For example, the aims of a charity organisation will be quite different from those of a for-profit global business. A business needs to have a clear sense of direction, which must be clearly communicated to all stakeholders. This is the aim of the business which can then be broken down into smaller aims and objectives.