Management October 31, 2014 Last updated September 18th, 2018 648 Reads share

4 Best Practices That Can Help In Task Management

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Did your manager ask you to work in “Sync” off lately?

Each organization has a set of goals to achieve and we all realize the fact that it’s not just one task to be performed but in fact there are multiple tasks which are carried out at one single point.

If things were so simple in an office, then there wouldn’t be so many hirings.

Simplification in work can only be attained when there is a proper way of managing it. Since a business operates at various levels, therefore it is all about managing the work at each step and also the fact that you are well-versed with whatever you are doing!

It has been observed that,

Some of the best 4 practices which can be implemented to ensure great functionality of work are as follows:

#1. Track the time of the task you are performing

If you know the time, you know it all!

This means that if you know how much time it is going to take to complete a particular task, then you are well-prepared for your future ventures. Time is the most important aspect to put everything on one line. For instance, a customer calls you with a problem and is in search of help from your organization. But this is what happens: You tell the customer that his problem is going to be solved in the next half an hour but actually the problem is resolved after one full day.  Here comes the draw back! You said something and you did something else. Which in turn means you just broke your customer’s trust and wasted his time.

You should never provide your customers with false hopes. You should track the exact time you require to complete your work and provide customers with the same. This way you eliminate confusion.

#2. Jot down the important points

Remember those days when we used to note down the important points which were discussed in the class?

Those notes were quite helpful in a sense that we could refer to those points while we used to study for an exam. This must be the same case while you are conducting a meeting, talking to a customer or attending a conference. You should always make a point to write down the important points that are being discussed or you want to discuss.

This helps you to design your goals and what you want to target in your business. Also, it is not always possible for you to remember everything that you want to do, so when you are about how to start, you can definitely refer to those notes which you made earlier.

#3. Share the work which you want to perform  

I am sure that you must have heard this phrase, “sharing is caring”.

But this sharing is a little different in business. We all know the fact that in an organization we cannot micromanage. You always need to share the work that you want to perform. This practice gets you better ideas and at the same time you have clarity about your visions and how effectively you want to execute your plans.

When you include people in your work, they feel important and voluntarily take part in the work processes. This can also be treated as a practice of employee engagement, where they come up with new ideas and provide you with several alternatives to do the job.

#4. Work as a team

Working as a team is the most crucial aspect to achieve success in a job.

One of the most fruitful outcome of teamwork is that you can complete your work faster. When you plan a task, there are those little things that have to be taken care of. Thus, when you work as a team you can delegate work and a person can focus strictly on his niche of work rather than looking after multiple things at the same time.

For example, you have 100 customers and there are 10 members in your team. You assign 10 customers each. This way your 100 customers are handled at the same time but the members are able to concentrate on their own set of customers. So, you see the time consumed is less and the task is completed on time. You encounter less hassle and nothing is left for the future.

There are multiple tasks in a business but you should know the ways to handle it. When you want to achieve success, it is necessary that you know the right techniques and implement them in the right way just to achieve that “sync” in your work!

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Arundhuti Roy

Arundhuti Roy

Arundhuti Roy is a professional business blogger and is working as a content marketer @ MyOperator. Also she holds a master's degree in Literature from Jamia Milia Islamia.

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