Getting More Done Through Others: The Basics Of Delegation
What kinds of things should one delegate? Consider delegating any task or project on the work list if one have someone qualified to do it, and one is not expected to do it completely by himself. Remember that the goal is the product, not the process. Obvious candidates are activities which are already part of someone else's job description (filing, copying, faxing) or tasks that need to be done repeatedly using a protocol or checklist (travel reservations; electronic submission of a manuscript).