Delegation is the assignment of new or additional
responsibilities to a subordinate. When done correctly, the individuals
involved know exactly what they are to do, and the chances for success are
Pick a paid or unpaid job that you have held where you
delegated responsibility to others or had responsibilities delegated to you. If
you have not had a paid or unpaid job previously, use your experience in this
Describe your experience with delegation in
terms of what went well and why, or what did not go as expected.
What could have improved the chances of a successful outcome
in that particular situation?