- Gaëtane Lenain
Empower your Team with the Delegated Processes
Updated: Feb 9
The delegated processes are a way improving a team’s performance by assigning tasks and responsibilities to individual team members, setting goals and objectives, and providing continuous feedback.
You can begin by introducing specific behaviors to adopt during team meetings: the delegated roles.
By applying regularly these behaviors, the team and each team member will become better at making decisions, managing time and interacting with each other.
In turn, these good habits will be quickly reflected in the way your team members
· speak up and listen;
· deal with deadlines;
· make decisions;
· interact with key stakeholders.
Implementing the delegated roles empowers team members to take ownership of their development and growth, rather than relying solely on the leader to guide and direct them. This methodology consists of assigning tasks and responsibilities to individual team members, setting goals and objectives, and providing feedback and support
In the context of systemic team coaching, delegated roles refer to specific tasks or responsibilities that are assigned to individual team members in order to promote growth and development within the team. These roles can be used to address specific issues or challenges that the team is facing, or to support the overall goals and objectives of the team. Some examples of delegated roles include:
· The Team leader is responsible for overall coordination and management of the team, including setting goals and objectives, monitoring progress, and facilitating communication and collaboration among team members.
· The Facilitator leads team meetings and discussions, manages conflicts and keeps the team focused on its goals and objectives.
· The Recorder takes notes and documents important information during team meetings and discussions.
· The Time Pacer raises the awareness of the team around the time allocated to a task or topic.
· The Feedback Giver provides feedback and support to other team members, and for helping to build a culture of continuous improvement within the team.
· The Observer monitors and analyzes team dynamics and processes, with the objective of identifying opportunities for improvement.
These are just a few examples of delegated roles that can be used in systemic team coaching. The specific roles used will depend on the unique needs and goals of the team.
One way of implementing delegated roles is to use them during team meetings. By assigning specific roles to team members for each meeting, the team can work together to achieve its goals and objectives more effectively. You can learn about implementation guidelines by downloading our free booklet.