It helps you to dump your work on someone else.
It allows you to get rid of the distasteful tasks & assign to someone else.
It is a tool to help you achieve more and develop your people at the same time.
It allows you to punish the smart alecks with so much work they will never dig out.
There is backup and moral support.
As your boss I will have license to micromanage you.
Use DiSC knowledge to temper delegation assignments.
I will provide you with a schedule of milestones and we will have “check ins” so I can appraise your progress.
Provides a step-by-step list of actions the employee should follow.
Provides a clear picture of what “done looks like.”
Outlines the negative consequences if the employee fails.
Defines the level of authority the employee has in making decisions.
Provide all the time the C requests.
Give minimal information up front and tell the C to “fill in all of the blanks.”
Provide a lot of details about the best way to accomplish the task.
The C will ask a lot of questions initially trying to understand the scope of the project, why it is important and details about outcomes.
Express your support of the D’s actions, decisiveness & fast pace.
Temper the items in “a” based on the task & desired outcomes & be ready to explain your rationale.
Tell the D what you want accomplished and get out of the way.
Tell the D he/she can operate at authority level 5 and check in with you when the job is done.
Take your time in going through the 8 delegating steps.
Go through the 8 steps and ask your employee his/her biggest concern or fear. Really listen closely and calmly discuss the fears, while pointing out your confidence in the employee and the value of frequent milestones and check ins.
Tell the employee that he/she is a slacker and it’s time to pull some more weight in the department.
Agree with the employee’s concern and rescind the delegated task.
The manager knows best how to recognize his/her people.
The manager should consider the DiSC needs of the entire department
The manager should primarily consider the employee’s DiSC style and praise/recognize accordingly.
The manager should not recognize anyone because it’s expected that employees will get their work done.