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Copyright © 2007 by Robert E. Dittmer and Stephanie McFarland All rights reserved under the Pan-American and International Copyright Conventions. This book may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system now known or hereafter invented, without written permission from the publisher, The Career Press. 151 QUICK IDEAS FOR DELEGATING AND DECISION MAKING EDITED BY DIANNA WALSH TYPESET BY GINA TALUCCI Cover design by Jeff Piasky Printed in the U.S.A. by Book-mart Press

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Dittmer, Robert E., 1950151 quick ideas for delegating and decision making / by Robert E. Dittmer and Stephanie McFarland. p. cm. Includes index. ISBN-13: 978-1-56414-961-9 ISBN-10: 1-56414-961-7 1. Decision making. 2. Delegation of authority. I. McFarland, Stephanie, 1968- II. Title. III. Title: One hundred fifty-one quick ideas for delegating and decision making. IV. Title: Delegating and decision making. HD30.23.D62 2007 658.4’03--dc22 2007025101

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How to Use This Book Introduction 1. What Is a Decision? 2. Decisions as Remedies 3. Decisions as Avenues to Progress 4. Making the Decision: Is It Yours to Make? 5. A Key Question: Why Are You Making This Decision? 6. Decisions to Save Face 7. Decisions to Gain Prestige 8. Decisions to Fit In 9. Decisions to Get Promoted 10. Is It Soley Your Decision to Make? 11. Do You Need to Share the Decision With Someone Else? 12. Consulting the Key Players 13. Do You Need a Consensus? 14. Is Consensus Decision Making Right for Your Situation? 15. When Consensus Is the Answer 16. When It’s Not 17. Know Your Decision-Making Style 18. Simple Decisions 19. What’s the Problem? Just need US$0.99 for full edition. Paypal: yohame@gmail.com 11 13 15 16 17 18 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 32 33 34 35

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20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. Covey Has It Right: Start With the End in Mind 36 Research Starts With the Ears 38 How to Listen Effectively 39 Techniques for Asking Questions 40 Think—Don’t React 42 Think Options! 43 Prioritize—Know What Decisions to Make When 44 Seek Input From Others—Even When It’s Soley Your Decision 45 Decisions to Save Face 46 Consult With Mentors, Veterans in Your Field, Company Experts, and Colleagues 47 Value Others’ Insight 48 Have a Brainstorm 49 Weighing Pros and Cons 51 There are No Mistakes, Only Lessons 52 Risk Is Good—Embrace It! 53 Leverage Risk for a Calculated Outcome 54 Avoid Making Decisions From Ego 55 Avoid Making Decisions Political 56 Avoid the Proverbial Knee-Jerk Reaction 57 Avoid Group Think 58 Group Think Is Manipulation— It’s Not Consensus 59 Remember the Organizational “Layers” Involved 60 Whoa! You’re Challenging the Status Quo? 61 When Culture Stands in the Way 63 Ambiguity—Applying the Law of Co-orientation 64 Look for the Win-Win Result 65

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Chapter title here 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. Decisions That Require a Strategy The Law of Diminishing Returns Banishing the “What Ifs” Keep an Open Mind Let Go of Assumptions Let Go of Fear See the Possibilities Don’t Be Afraid of Conflict Change Is a Natural Catalyst for Conflict Change Is the Fuel of Progress Don’t Take It Personally Don’t Make It Personal Handling Those Who Disagree Base Your Decision on the Merits of the Proposal or Solution Resist the Urge to Go With the First Option on the Table Resist the Urge to Go With Very Limited Facts Resist the Urge to Dismiss Problems That Require Dynamic Levels of Decisions Do What’s Right! Walking With Integrity No Decision Is a Decision Don’t Be a Buridan’s Ass Take a Step Backward to Review Sometimes You Need to Use Brakes Comparing Outcomes With Goals and Objectives Overcoming Mental Decision Blocks Go Have Fun! Sweat It Out! 66 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93

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73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. Go Mindless! Give It a Rest! Try Some Theory Who’s That Cheerleader in the Cute Outfit? You Can Be a Cheerleader Being Supportive of Other Decision Makers Learn From Others’ Experiences Respecting Differences of Opinion Handling Other Decision Makers Handling Those Affected by the Decision Handling Your Own Staff Be “Ask Assertive,” Not “Tell Assertive” Show Them, Don’t Tell Them When You Don’t Have the Final Decision Power Versus Influence Practicing Reason Over Rank for Better Decisions Win-Win Is an Easy Sell Evaluating Decisions Evaluation Also Means Looking at People Good Decisions Today Are Tomorrow’s Successes Replayed Moving On—From Success and Failure Defining Delegation Delegation Versus Decision-Making What Delegation Is Not Organizational Culture—Are You Set Up to Succeed? A Closer Look at Delegation Delegating Sideways and Upward 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 122

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Chapter title here 100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107. 108. 109. 110. 111. 112. 113. 114. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120. 121. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. Why Delegate? 123 But I’ll Be Giving up Power! 124 Get More Time to Get More Done 125 Make Quick, Quality Decisions 126 Employees Unite! 127 Encourage Employee Commitment 128 Teach a Man to Fish 129 Know Your Management Style 131 Develop Your Coaching Skills 132 They Like Me! They Really Like Me! 133 Popularity Is a Plus 134 Delegate to Improve Relationships 135 Authority Versus Responsibility 136 Show Them the Vision and the Rewards 138 Have a Game Plan 139 The “Who” and “What” of Delegation 140 Assessing the Team 141 Selling the Work 142 Make Your Optimism Obvious 144 Set Expectations 145 Set a Time Line 146 Follow Up 147 Confidence in Competence 148 Fight the Fear of Mistrust 150 The Big Decisions 151 Fight the Fear of Delegating the Bigger Decisions 152 Outline Specifically What You Want Done 153 Spread the Word 154 Don’t Jump at the First Sign of Trouble 155

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129. 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. 148. 149. 150. 151. Continue to Move Forward Even When Problems Arise Have Employees Help Resolve Problems Perfection Not Necessary Organizational Rewards of Delegating Your Rewards for Delegating You Get Relieved of Workload Greater Team Involvement Better Results Increased Team Loyalty Enhanced Capabilities Enhanced Self-Esteem Enhanced Sense of Accomplishment The Importance of Trust Provide Training Training for Trouble Celebrate Success Reward Success Be Encouraging Be More Than a Good Listener Be a Mentor Be a Resource Don’t Delegate and Forget! Make Delegation a Standard Operating Procedure 156 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 176 177 178 179 180 183 189

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