Authority versus Responsibility: Find the Balance!
This brief video uses simple, real-world examples to distinguish between authority & responsibility. And it makes the argument that by finding the balance between the two, we can improve the quality of life in our projects and project teams, in our personal relationships and in the world at large.
“It’s the fair and decent thing to do!”
For my extended essay on this topic, as well as some practical “Challenge” questions that can help you put these concepts to work, see this blog post:
Posted: April 24th, 2014 under Inspiration and Motivation, Project Management.
Tags: authority, delegation, fair play, PM, Project Management, project management teams, quality of life, responsibility, span of control, supervision, team building, teams, work life balance