Supervisor's Survival Kit

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Supervisor's Survival Kit

Format:  Paperback,

344 pages

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publish Date: Oct 2008

ISBN-13: 9780132396981

ISBN-10: 013239698X

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Continuing the Elwood Chapman tradition, author Cliff Goodwin brings you "The Supervisor's Survival Kit," "the""11h Edition. "Updated throughout, this new edition focuses on the essential techniques and skills needed to be an effective supervisor. It offers a unique approach--fostering supervisory skills through the use of role plays, case studies, games and exercises--and will help readers gain confidence in their leadership and supervisory roles. This book discusses how to make the transition to management, achieve productivity through people, build an effective team, and conduct essential supervisory tasks such as staffing, delegating, motivating and appraising employees. New to this edition are more self-assessment exercises as well as brand new activities at the end of each chapter.

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Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publish Date: Oct 2008
ISBN-13: 9780132396981
ISBN-10: 013239698X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 344
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.36
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 8.0 x 10.0 x 0.75

Chapter outline

Getting into Supervision
Should You Be a Supervisor?
Making the Transition
The Supervisors Role and Responsibility in the Modern Organization
Human Relations and Communications: The Key to Successful Supervision
Achieving Productivity Through People
The Supervisor-Employee Relationship
Creating a Productive Working Climate
Quality Control and Continuous Improvement
The Effective Work Team
Communicating Privately
The Problem Employee
Staffing
Delegation
Use Your Knowledge Power
Managing Performance
Managing Yourself
Learning How to Concentrate and Manage Your Time
Establishing Goals and Planning
Setting Priorities
Make Decisive Decisions
Where Do I Go From Here?
Common Mistakes You Dont Want to Make
Converting Change into Opportunity

Book description

Continuing the Elwood Chapman tradition, author Cliff Goodwin brings you The Supervisor’s Survival Kit, the 11h Edition. Updated throughout, this new edition focuses on the essential techniques and skills needed to be an effective supervisor. It offers a unique approach—fostering supervisory skills through the use of role plays, case studies, games and exercises—and will help readers gain confidence in their leadership and supervisory roles.

This book discusses how to make the transition to management, achieve productivity through people, build an effective team, and conduct essential supervisory tasks such as staffing, delegating, motivating and appraising employees. New to this edition are more self-assessment exercises as well as brand new activities at the end of each chapter.

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