Delegation

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The game

Delegation poker is a stack of cards, from 1 to 7 (which represent delegation levels). Levels 1 to 3 are simetric with 5 to 7 but first one talk about manager and the second about team members delegation, level 4 is in between to sides:

  1. Tell → I will tell them.
  2. Sell → I will try and sell it to them.
  3. Consult → I will consult and then decide.
  4. Agree → We will agree together.
  5. Advise → I will advise but they decide.
  6. Inquire → I will inquire after they decide.
  7. Delegate → I will fully delegate.

Our delegation board

With this game, you have the opportunity to build a delegation board based on the delegation levels all team did.

Conclusion

In my humble opinion, I think this game is more powerful than it looks because all team play together, using cards everybody will talk (even introverted people), it’s easy to start short and healthy debates, you are going to talk about things teams unfortunately usually don’t talk about, playing you usually build a security environment where you can express openly what you think.

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Joan Díaz

Joan Díaz

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Agile, Lean, company culture, new ways of management or self-management enthusiast.