Posts Tagged ‘Training’
In data analytics, alot of decisions frequently need to be made. These can be data issues, business issues, technical issues, to people issues. In larger data projects, sizable data team performing multiple functions need to be managed. This is where delegation becomes important. Michael Hyatt discusses the 5 levels of delegation that a manager would encounter.Level 1: Do exactly what I have asked you to do. Don’t deviate from my instructions. I have already researched the options and determined what I want you to do. Level 2: Research the topic and report back. We will discuss it, and then I will make the decision and tell you what I want you to do. Level 3: Research the topic, outline the options, and make a recommendation. Give me the pros and cons of each option, but tell me what you think we should do. If I agree with your decision, I will authorize you to move forward. Level 4: Make a decision and then tell me what you did. I trust you to do the research, make the best decision you can, and then keep me in the loop. I don’t want to be surprised by someone else. Level 5: Make whatever decision you think is best. No need to report back. I trust you completely. I know you will follow through. You have my full support.
There are of course many other aspects to Agile methods and Evan Leybourn @ The Agile Director has alot of experience in implementing Agile methods in software development teams. He has a few courses running in Canberra and Sydney. Check them out:
Sydney – 2-3 April12 – Agile Methods Sydney – 4 April12 – Advance Agile Methods Canberra – 10-11 April12 – Agile Methods Canberra 12 April12 – Advance Agile Methods