The way in which you assign tasks must depend on the skill level of your team members, Wally Bock writes. He identifies four types of delegation, including a hands-on approach for new recruits and a collaborative method that's best for seasoned pros. "Most of the bosses I've worked with want to hang on to control too long. If that team member is pushing you to let him or her try things their way, I suggest you do so," he writes.

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