Every manager at every level is accountable to achieve the business goals set for them and at the same time, provide an environment that allows their team members to be effective and satisfied with their work while developing their full potential. To do this, managers must set the purpose and direction for their team ensuring:
This is achieved, in part, by effectively assigning work to team members and then assessing this work to ensure it has been performed to the required standard.
Effectively assigning and assessing work enables managers to achieve their business outcomes.
Assigning and assessing work is part of the performance management sequence of work. Each part of this sequence has a different emphasis with the same goal of having roles filled with people who can do the work of the role effectively. It is also part of a manager's VAR3I authorities. These authorities, like all others, must be exercised within the boundaries of the organisation's policies, procedures and values.
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