Citations with the tag: SUPERVISORS
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- Administrative services managers.
Gartaganis, A. // Occupational Outlook Quarterly; Summer89, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p30
Describes the rapidly expanded position of administrative service managers, who coordinate activities ranging from transportation to data processing. Predictions for competition; Earnings; Training.
- Work or perk?
Rice, B. // Psychology Today; Nov88, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p26
Every year millions of managers attend in-house or off-site workshops on such topics as leadership, decision-making and interpersonal communications, in order to improve performance on the job. Discusses how the companies that pay for the training rarely try to find out if any improvement does...
- Risk management for supervisors: how to avoid or survive lawsuits.
Ramsey, Robert D. // Supervision; Jun93, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p10
Discusses risk management strategies for supervisors. Lawsuit mentality brought about by large settlements and awards imposed on employers; How to avoid or survive lawsuits; Vulnerability of supervisors; Potential areas of litigation; How to head off lawsuits; What to do when sued.
- Money-making ideas for the profit-minded supervisor.
Mintcloud, Buckley // Supervision; Oct93, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p22
Presents money-making ideas for supervisors. Simplifying the relocation process; Reevaluating wearouts; Leasing out excess office space; Minimizing employee cues; More.
- Rising from the ranks to management: How to thrive versus...
Lisoski, Ed // Supervision; Jul98, Vol. 59 Issue 7, p6
Presents the five common errors made by supervisors who move up through the ranks and some tips on how to avoid them.
- Have I the right stuff to be a supervisor?
Nelson, Andre // Supervision; Jan90, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p1O
Presents a story discussing the obligations that goes along with being promoted as supervisor. Responsibilities of a supervisor; Employees' expectations and acceptance; Four supervisory styles; General guidelines for supervisors.
- An expanding workweek.
Nelson, Andre // Supervisory Management; Jul93, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p5
Presents the results of a Wyatt Data Services survey about supervisory jobs. Increased responsibilities for supervisors; Overtime compensation.
- Reminders for July.
Nelson, Andre // Supervisory Management; Jul93, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p5
Presents a list of things managers can do in the office this July. Inventory check; Clean out files; Update phone lists; Finish small projects; Give staffers additional responsibilities.
- Understanding the E-word.
Nelson, Andre // Supervisory Management; Nov93, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p7
Looks at the meaning and application of the term empowerment. Difference from other behaviors; Quiz on determining supervisory behavior.
- Get smart!
Nelson, Andre // Secretary; Oct95, Vol. 55 Issue 8, p21
Stresses the importance of assessing one's boss. Goals; Goals conflict; Access to resources; Positional power; Personal power; Strengths and weaknesses; Team playing on the part of the employee; Reaction to emotions; Personal style; Needs of the boss; Sharing information. INSETS: Learn how to...
- Death, taxes, and....meetings.
Posner, B.G. // Inc.; Oct89, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p144
Discusses the ways the managers of Dewar Information Systems Corp. (DISC) make the best use of their weekly meetings. INSET: Sharing decisions..
- The importance of voice in supervision: A response to Ellis and Robbins (1993) and Bernstein (1993).
Twohey, Denise // Counselor Education & Supervision; Sep93, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p61
Responds to the comments of M.V. Ellis, E.S. Robbins and B.L. Bernstein to the article `Listening for the Voices of Care and Justice in Counselor Supervision.' Perspective on the relationship between moral decision making and supervision; Superiority of instrumental problem-solving behaviors in...
- Style and quality in research supervision: the supervisor dependency factor.
Hon Kam, Booi // Higher Education; Jul97, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p81
Research degree supervision is a bi-lateral process, a complex interaction between the supervisor and the student. This interaction plays a significant role in affecting the quality of the supervisory process. Using 250 responses to a mail-out questionnaire sent to 932 post-graduate research...
- Supervisory development.
Hubbard, Andrew S. // Mortgage Banking; Oct96, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p166
Outlines tasks of a supervisor. Includes working for 10-15 days; Does not make broad decisions; Backing by management of the supervisors.
- Taking full control.
Budman, Matthew // Across the Board; Jul/Aug94, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p62
Presents advice from the National Institute of Business Management Inc.'s `Executive Strategies' newsletter on dealing with a former boss.
- Supervising versus working.
Merit, Don // American Printer; Sep98, Vol. 221 Issue 6, p106
Talks about the proper function of a pressroom supervisor. Drawing a clear line between working and supervising; Role of the supervisor to designate and train people to order the ink; Keeping a time sheet for a working supervisor.
- So, you've got a new boss.
Bhasin, Roberta // Pulp & Paper; Jun98, Vol. 72 Issue 6, p37
Offers suggestions for adjusting to a new supervisor. Making a phone call welcoming the supervisor; Preparing a background briefing; Meeting the supervisor in person; Offering help.
- The ultimate frustration.
Dreyer, R. // Supervision; May91, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p22
Presents the problem faced by Flager Pharmaceuticals in its Shipping Department. Reactions of Joe Marino, supervisor of the company's Shipping Department why many of his staff transfer to other departments; Actions done by the company's human resources managers to solve the problem; Comments of...
- needed: top management attention to the role of the first-line supervisor.
Zierden, William E. // Advanced Management Journal (03621863); Summer80, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p18
Discusses the problems encountered with the role of first-line supervisor (FLS). Scope of FLS job and authority; Coordination in the FLS job; Conflicting signals experienced by an FLS; Factors causing the complaint about the treatment of hourly employees by FLS.
- Managing your promotion.
Knapp, Bill // World Wastes; Jun98, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p20
Offers some advice on managing one's promotion. Basic supervisory types; Qualities of smart supervisors; Relationship with subordinates.
- The Supervisor � A Functioning Manager!
Faulkner, Marion E. // Training & Development Journal; Feb75, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p10
Discusses issues pertaining to the role of a supervisor in an organization. Effects of human relations; Obstacles which deter the development of good morale when the supervisor has all the necessary qualifications; Factors affecting motivation; Organizational structure; Importance of...
- An Approach to Case Studies.
Donovan, James L. // Training & Development Journal; Mar1975, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p9
Presents an approach to analyzing the case study of a weave room supervisor who is interested only carrying out his assignments without giving consideration to the well-being of the whole organization. Description of the supervisor's performance discrepancy; Arrangement of a reward an...
- The Supervisor's Role in Counseling.
Knowles, M.E. // Training & Development Journal; Apr67, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p50
Provides supervisors with guidelines on the purpose and techniques of counseling. Nature of supervisor-employee relationship; Training in counseling; Counseling function; Techniques of counseling; Keeping information confidential; Responsibility of the supervisor.
- SUPERVISORS MOST CONCERNED WITH PAPER, PEOPLE.
Knowles, M.E. // Training & Development Journal; Nov69, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p20
Discusses findings of a survey, conducted by the American Management Association's 'Supervisory Management' magazine, which showed that majority of supervisors deal with office activities. Percentage of respondents who deal with plant activities; Trend toward greater administrative...
- A Look at the Supervisor-Employee Relationship.
Shelton, Michael // Camping Magazine; Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p36
Looks at the effects of the relationship of employee and supervisor on the success of a subordinate and consequently the camp in its entirety.
- Why do you need to train your supervisors, anyway?
Tindall, Anne // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 04/27/98, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p18
Discusses the need for training supervisors properly. Cost of a nonfunctioning supervisor for a company; Tasks that supervisors are expected to perform daily; Skills and characteristics of an effective supervisor; Training options; Cost considerations.
- When superworker becomes supervisor.
Anderson, Douglas // Supervision; Oct93, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p6
Analyzes the problems of newly promoted supervisors. Typical failures; Asking advice from subordinates as a sign of weakness; Dealing with position power; Pitfall effects in performance appraisals; Managerial role in performance review.
- The transition from worker to supervisor: Five common mistakes.
Bielous, Gary A. // Supervision; Feb94, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p11
Discusses five of the most common mistakes new supervisors make while in their transition period as well how they can be averted. Eagerness to please; Promises not kept; Pointing fingers; Doing employees' work; Favoritism; Importance of sense of humor.
- New year's resolutions for supervisors.
Ramsey, Robert D. // Supervision; Jan96, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p8
Presents a list of resolutions supervisors should make for the year 1996 to help turn around a sagging career and/or to turn on to greater success. Mobile managers and fluid organizations.
- A personal file of stimulating ideas, little-known facts...
Pollock, Ted // Supervision; Jan96, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p21
Looks at a number of strategies supervisors can employ to improve their work relations with their employees. Use of memorandums; How to delegate; Six telephone tricks; How to answer they questions after your speech; Tips for faster reading.
- Money-saving ideas for the profit-minded supervisor.
Mintcloud, Buckley // Supervision; Aug97, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p21
Offers money-saving ideas for profit-minded supervisors. Includes use of green colors to highlight products' name; Evaluation of products labeled as scraps; Efficacy of synthetic rubber pads for mooring machines.
- Money-saving ideas for the profit-minded supervisor.
Mintcloud, Buckley // Supervision; Dec97, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p21
Cites money-saving ideas for profit-minded supervisors. Includes avoidance of using old mailing lists; Use of a sheet of wrapping paper under multiple layers when cutting fiberglass fabric batting; Uncovering of customer problems.
- Supervising through scandal.
Kay, Sharon // Supervision; Mar99, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p16
Offers tips on how supervisors can supervise amidst corporate scandal. Consequences of corporate scandals; Task that supervisors must deal with; Tips on how to rebuild credibility.
- Abc's of supervisory communication.
Protch, Orest // Supervision; Jul2002, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p3
Presents guidelines on supervisory communication. Importance of meaningful discussions to supervisors and their subordinates; Ways of establishing information sharing; Suggestions on encouraging subordinates to share their opinion.
- the vital role of today's supervisors.
Weiss, W. H. // Supervision; Apr2003, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p3
Discusses the significance of a supervisor's role in an organization. Factors that drive supervisors to achieve their tasks; Skills required for a supervisor; Insight on professionalism.
- Principles for the new or prospective front-line supervisor.
Bielous, Gary // Supervision; Jan93, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p3
Discusses techniques designed to enhance the effectivity of prospective front-line supervisors. Need for commitment, control, an ability to listen, honesty, fairness.
- Getting past the bad news.
Bielous, Gary // Supervisory Management; Jul93, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p8
Cites an article by Harry Levinson in `The Levinson Letter' outlining ways to help the supervisor save face by looking strong when he is the bearer of bad news. Being unapologetic; Honesty; Constructive attitude.
- What skills supervisors need.
Bielous, Gary // Supervisory Management; Aug93, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p4
Discusses skills needed by supervisors. Performance appraisals; General supervision; Teambuilding; Customer relations; Total quality management.
- To do list.
Bielous, Gary // Supervisory Management; Aug93, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p5
Presents a list of possible activities for supervisors in the United States for the month of August 1993. Feedback for summer interns; Checking out academic courses at local colleges and universities; Evaluation of expenses; Planning for new projects; Vacations.
- How to avoid professional obsolescence.
Bielous, Gary // Supervisory Management; Aug93, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p11
Gives advice to supervisors on how to avoid dismissal during company downsizings. Knowledge of company's overall strategy; Vigilance against competition.
- Bonus plans for supervisors.
Bielous, Gary // Supervisory Management; Aug95, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p11
Highlights the results of the Watson Wyatt Data Services survey on variable pay plans for supervisors. Percent of supervisors receiving bonus and variable pay award; General supervisors as the most likely category to receive awards.
- Developing a Working Relationship with Your Supervisor.
Bielous, Gary // Women in Business; Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p42
Offers several tips on how employees can develop good working relationships with their supervisors. Characteristics of a proactive employee; Five basic steps required to build a good employee-supervisor relationship; How to manage a supervisor.
- EDITOR'S DESK.
Bielous, Gary // Business & Economic Review; Oct-Dec2008, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p2
The article discusses various reports published within the issue including one by David M. Sluss regarding the successful adjustment to a new position that depends on the employees relationship with the immediate supervisor, and another one by Stan Lomax about the theory on "drowning in a...
- Counselling supervisors' attitudes to counsellor self-disclosure.
Mee, Dianne // Therapy Today; Jul2007, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p45
An abstract of the article "Counselling Supervisors' Attitudes to Counsellor Self-Disclosure," by Dianne Mee is presented.
- Whatever happened to supervisory training?
Imberman, Woodruff // Business Horizons; Jul/Aug93, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p75
Discusses the importance of training supervisors to improve plant performance. Results of supervisory training in companies; Failure of higher management to push employee productivity; Correlation between college education of supervisors to job performance.
- A Profile of the Ineffective Supervisor.
Allen, George R. // Banking; Jul69, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p44
Discusses some of the marks of an ineffective supervisor. Effect of favoritism on the part of the supervisor on the relations between supervisor and subordinates; Lack of confidence of an ineffective supervisor in his subordinates; Implications of the failure of a supervisor to delegate.
- Ask yourself.
Allen, George R. // Fort Worth Business Press; 03/31/2000, Vol. 12 Issue 49, p13
No abstract available.
- Becoming an adaptable leader.
Straub, Joseph T. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; May97, Vol. 42 Issue 5, pA
Highlights effective leadership strategies for supervisors. Dominance of autocratic leadership styles; Suggestions for adopting democratic style of leadership for effective management.
- Overcoming a stigma.
Straub, Joseph T. // Getting Results...For the Hands-on Manager: Plant Edition; May97, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p3
Focuses on strategies for counteracting damaging allegations against a supervisor. Issues on gravity of accusations and change objectives; Suggestions for designing and implementing counteractions to employer or supervisor stigma; Legal intent on counteractions against accusations.
- Taking action is better than talking about an issue.
Keller, Karen // Fort Worth Business Press; 9/1/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 34, p21
No abstract available.