This is a great how-to article and includes an exercise to measure your effectiveness in delegating. One of the hardest tasks and mindset changes a newbie manager goes through is his ability to effectively delegate or delegate at all.
Excerpt: Business organizations and teams exist for one reason only: to do jobs that are too large, too complex or too fast-changing for any one individual to do on his or her own. So why do so many managers within these organizations still try to do everything themselves?
Assigning work to others is an integral part of getting things done efficiently, however many people feel uncomfortable with delegating.
Read full article via How Well Do You Delegate? – Team Management Training from MindTools.com.