10 Ways To Connect With Your Department

May 2012
Successful Supervisor;May2012, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p6
The article offers tips for managers to establish a connection with employees in a workplace. Managers are advised not to discharge an employee from his or her position on a Friday or on a significant day. It mentions that managers should not multitask and must listen to employees while they talk to show respect on their ideas. It also notes that it is important for managers to greet employees by name.


Related Articles

  • THE STABILITY AND PREDICTABILITY OF MEASUREMENTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICES. Lirtzman, Sidney I.; House, Robert J.; Rizzo, John R. // Academy of Management Proceedings (00650668);1973, p495 

    The article reports on methods that can be used to measure organizational climate. The author focuses on using the Organizational Description Questionnaire to measure factors that contribute to organizational climate, including supervisor structure, employee autonomy, and reward orientation....

  • 3 Statements You Should Never Say When Letting Someone Go.  // Successful Supervisor;May2012, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p7 

    The article offers tips for supervisors on what to do during a termination conversation. Managers are advised not beat around the bush when letting someone go. It mentions that when faced by the burden of firing someone, a supervisor should avoid asking about the employee's family, offering...

  • When Employee Breaks Go Too Far.  // Successful Supervisor;May2012, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p7 

    The article offers tips for supervisors on dealing with employees' bad habit. It states that the first thing a supervisor should do is to schedule a meeting, discussing the concern face-to-face rather than sending an electronic mail (email) or calling by phone. It mentions that supervisors need...

  • Are you a boss or leader? Geist, Sam // Supervision;Jan2006, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p10 

    This article presents a comparison between the terms "boss" and "leader," used when referring to the work environment. On attitude, the boss drives his men, while the leader coaches them. On hiring for growth, bosses fear competition, while leader hire the best to ensure their organization will...

  • AN EXAGGERATED SENSE OF YOUR OWN IMPORTANCE CAN STIFLE NEW IDEAS. Feuer, Michael // Smart Business Atlanta;Apr2011, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p30 

    The article offers tips for executives on how to gather new ideas and solutions in terms of organizational management. Executives are advised to explore the workplace of employees who are dealing with customers' concerns and complaints. It states that the best way to understand the problems and...

  • When the Kid Becomes the Boss. PLENDA, MELANIE // Business NH Magazine;Dec2016, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p40 

    The article tackles the trend of older employees working with a generation of younger bosses. Topics discussed are the replacement of hierarchy or employer/subordinate dynamic by a collaborative, egalitarian working environment, downside of having younger bosses for older employees when it comes...

  • Building & Maintaining Influence.  // Building & Maintaining Influence - Competency Center;Apr2016, p1 

    "The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority" (Kaufmann, 2010). Authority suggests position or rank and confers right or obligation, not necessarily power or influence. Indeed, great decisions mean nothing without the power to implement them (Bies, 1992). Influence is a...

  • Assertiveness Do You Need It? Lloyd, Sam // Nonprofit World Report;Mar/Apr84, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p22 

    Focuses on the advantages of assertive behavior in a work environment. Capability of the behavior to allow the managers expresses opinions; Increase the probability of being understood accurately; Development executive-employee relationship.

  • MANAGEMENT MATTERS IN THREE ACTS. Ryan, Rebecca // Public Management (00333611);Jul2011, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p6 

    In this articles, the author discusses how to handle management issues. It mentions three scenarios of common management issues in a company which include saying goodbye to a high-potential employee, managing up older employees, and what to do when micromanaged. The author also offers advices...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics