When working with multi-level teams and individuals where dependency on delivery is key to the successful delivery of piece of work – be tenacious by undertaking a couple of activities that will guarantee delivery:
1. Anticipate failure by requesting delivery and quality checking earlier than required
2. Allocate someone to check-in with the delivery team to check on progress
3. Provide a template that indicates your expectations of what should be delivered.
Without something in place you’ll find yourself muttering under your breath … Let me get this right – your lack of planning has suddenly become my emergency!