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Delegation Quotes

No person will make a great business who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit.

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist

Delegating means letting others become the experts and hence the best.

Author: Timothy Firnstahl

Profession: American Business Executive

Give up control even if it means the employees have to make some mistakes.

Author: Frank Flores

Profession: American Business Executive

If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along. When in doubt, route.

Author: Malcolm S. Forbes (1919-1990)

Profession: American Publisher, Businessman

You have to do many things yourself. Things that you cannot delegate.

Author: Nadine Gramling

Profession: American Business Executive

You can delegate authority, but you can never delegate responsibility for delegating a task to someone else. If you picked the right man, fine, but if you picked the wrong man, the responsibility is yours -- not his.

Author: Richard E Krafve

Profession: