There are plenty of reasons to fear delegation. It’s one thing to hand a well-documented process over to a talented individual while making sure you still have control of the outcome. Without a good understanding of your mission and a strong working relationship based on common goals and shared values, the outcome of this kind of a transition is questionable.
Hiring profitably is more than just creating a job description and interviewing candidates. You also have to take into account everything from personality traits and core values to communication style and pace.
The cure for your team frustration is hiring profitably. You don’t have to go through a nearly endless cycle of hiring and firing until you find the right people to get the results you need.