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The Mechanics of Tasking 5/5 — Honesty = Accuracy = better Delegation (Project Management)

In an earlier posting I touched on this topic but it’s worthwhile returning to it in some detail, because I believe it’s one of the primary causes of Delegation failure… (but maybe I’m just lying to you. How would you know?)

Consider this: If our ability to estimate how long a particular delegated task should take, with the resources on hand, was as good as it could be; and if we had all the project management tools we could afford and were perfectly competent in their usage; but… if the data relating to our progress towards completion was inaccurate – then we’re driving blind. In spite of our accurate estimation skills, and the best tools on the market, without accurate data – we’re going to fail.

Our ability to manage a project is directly proportional to the accuracy of the data we have at our disposal.
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September 4, 2007 at 9:18 am Leave a comment


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