263.02 Delegation Calculator

How to Score Skill and Accountability

Score yourself or your employee based on level of skill and accountability from 1 to 9.

Skill Scoring: 1 – 9

  • Low: 1 – 3
  • Medium: 4 – 6
  • High: 7 – 9

Skill Examples

  • Low:
    • Doesn’t understand how to research or ask the right questions to get the job done
    • Delivers work with frequent or obvious mistakes for job duties
    • Takes longer than expected to finish work and the work finished is low quality
  • Medium:
    • Gets stuck on the work because they’re not making decisions or not choosing which information to disregard
    • Brainstorms solutions but asks you to make the decision
    • Inconsistent on timing and quality level
    • You’re never sure how much time you’ll need to put into a project once staff member completes their part
  • High:
    • Frequently exceeds your expectations on work product or deliverables
    • Innovates their work or continuously looks for ways to make work and results better
    • Their work rarely needs improved once delivered. It is thorough and complete.

Accountability Scoring

  • Low: 1 – 3
  • Medium: 4 – 6
  • High: 7 – 9

Accountability Examples

  • Low:
    • Doesn’t engage in ongoing learning opportunities
    • Blames others for why they didn’t accomplish work
    • Goes into “victim mode,” including crying, when you ask about work quality or timeliness
  • Medium
    • Attends learning events but rarely implements what they’re learning
    • Is consistently engaged in daily work
    • Sometimes asks to take on additional responsibilities, but doesn’t seem to finish up existing work first
  • High:
    • Continuously looks for ways to make themselves or the team better
    • Asks for professional and personal development, attends, and implements what they’re learning
    • Takes responsibility for what goes right, wrong, and unexpected