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Copy of Chapter 13: Power and Politics

Case Incident 1: Delegate Power, or Keep It Close?


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Transcript of Copy of Chapter 13: Power and Politics

confidential matter
databases of customers
disciplining employees
duty of manager
not comfortable when confronting subordinates if they have to impose discipline
crisis situations
top executive who failing to monitor or overcome the crisis situation may cause criticism
dispensing praise and incentives
People may doubt the sincerity if let subordinate be the one to send the message for a job well done
What are some tasks in an organization that a top executive should never delegate to others?
Should executives try to control projects to maintain their position of authority? Do they have a right to control projects and keep in the loop on important decisions just so they can remain in charge?
in order to show their responsible towards the projects
always participate in the projects
always look after the project
gives the instruction and direction for the team members
shareholders would not be paying the executives’ salaries if executives did not serve some actual function for the company
In explaining what makes her decisions hard. Parks said, “I hire good people, creative people, to run these projects, and I worry that they will see my oversight and authority as interfering with their creative process.” How can she deal with these concerns without giving up too much control?
Involve subordinates in the delegation process
Delegate her power to subordinates who are involved in this coming new project
Identify the level of discretion they feel prepared to handle
Discuss with the subordinates what and how she delegate it.
Ask them whether they understand and can achieve the objectives.
Delegating Power
During the delegating power process, try to match responsibility and authority
Ensure subordinates will be held accountable for the work that has been delegated to them
Delegate work to subordinates over time in order to continually develop their competence
Think about the employees' level of development and how much responsibility they're ready for
If you were Samantha Parks, how would you prioritize which projects or parts of projects to delegate?
a management skill that logical rules and techniques will help to delegate well which will help manager when employees are being delegated to a task or new responsibility
Good delegation
saves time
develops employees
grooms a successor
Poor delegation
confuses the other person
fails to achieve the task or purpose itself
What should the manager do first to accomplish the task?
determine which projects are the most important, and assign a priority to each task of each project
Urgent Important Matrix
Chapter 13:Power and Politics
Case Incident 1: Delegate Power, or Keep It Close?
Group 5:
H'ng Sin Ean 111092
Khoo Lin Si 111103
Woo Poh Yee 111231
Qi Fang Shu 113949
Ng Weng Hong 111146
Ong Yan Zhi 111181
Q & A
Thank You
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