Schwartz, Ela
March 2007
NAFE Magazine;Spring2007, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p24
The article discusses the advantages of delegating authority and offers and guidelines for the task. Sherry Sullivan, a professor and co-author of "The Opt Out Revolt: Why People Are Leaving Companies to Create Kaleidoscope," advises managers to entask key projects to employees in order to improve employee loyalty and to nurture their marketable skills. Human resource specialist Elizabeth Dickerson suggests that routine tasks and high-priority and long-range projects be delegated to employees.


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