Staff suggestion schemes
- Management by behaviors. Payne, Tom // Supervision;Jun96, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p8
Offers supervisors some guidelines for managing an employee's behavior. Speaking with employees about measurable and observable behaviors; Avoiding discussions about vague traits and characteristics.
- Mind your own business. Pollock, Ted // Supervision;Jun96, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p24
Offers ideas and insights of use to supervisors. Effective communication; Dealing with failure; Caring and feeding of problem people; Positive criticisms.
- Creating eustress in the workplace: A supervisor's role. Douglas, Max E. // Supervision;Oct96, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p6
Describes how supervisors can help cultivate a work climate that optimizes employee performance while minimizing the counterproductive effects of job stress. Comparison between positive and negative stress; Matching a capable employee with an appropriate task; Ensuring that authority equals...
- 'honeymoon' hints for managers. // Supervision;May2001, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p15
Suggests several ways by which supervisors can support new employees in their transition period. Clarification of expectations; Significance of helping the employee form a business and social network; Determination of the employees' signs of weakness.
- Run A Successful Suggestion Program. // Successful Supervisor;Feb2013, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p4
The article offers tips on how to get employees involve in offering suggestions for the company which include offering recognition rather than cash rewards, rewarding employees for doing more than their job, and having quick turnaround.
- Cut Out Costly Micromanagement Mistakes. // Successful Supervisor;Jan2013, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p2
A quiz concerning micromanagement is presented.
- treasure chest. Dreyfack, Raymond // Supervision;Apr2000, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p20
Presents money-saving ideas for a profit-minded supervisor. Benefit of interviewing customers; How to deal with employees with superiority complex; How to prevent long-distance dialed wrong numbers from being charged to a company.
- Six keys to basic success. Phillips, Kevin John // Supervision;May94, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p11
Discusses six keys and guidelines in successful people management. Importance of right attitude; Difference between demands and directions; Consistency; Reward collections; Results; Dealing with the office grapevine.
- Five ways to cope with difficult people. Bielous, Gary A. // Supervision;Jun96, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p14
Offers supervisors some guidelines for dealing with difficult employees. Keeping emotionally distant; Making one's expectations realistic; Providing something an employee needs; Patience.