Supervision Today!, 9th edition
Published by Pearson (January 11th 2018) - Copyright © 2019
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ISBN-13: 9780134730776Includes: eText
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For supervision, supervision management, and intro to management courses.
Supervisory management skills for the contemporary workplace
Known as one of the most effective books on supervising, Supervision Today! helps readers build their supervisory skills through real-life concepts, examples, and practice. It’s lively, conversational tone and full-color design engages individuals and helps capture the responsibilities and challenges of a real supervisor’s job. The text covers the essential and traditional elements of managing others with a strong focus on applied and practical skills, all with a user-friendly approach.
The 9th Edition continues to be a rich resource that includes lots of examples and visual stimuli that make the concepts come alive. Concentrating on the traditional and evolving roles supervisors must embrace in the current work environment, the text includes new information on employee recognition programs, global diversity, teleworking, and more. With this, readers will have the opportunity to develop the skills needed to effectively supervise employees in their future careers.
Table of contents
PART 1: DEFINING SUPERVISION AND SUPERVISORY CHALLENGES
1. Supervision Fundamentals
2. Supervision Challenges
PART 2: PLANNING, ORGANIZING, STAFFING, CONTROLLING, AND DECISION MAKING
3. Planning and Goal Setting
5. Staffing and Recruiting
7. Problem Analysis and Decision Making
PART 3: MOTIVATING, LEADING, COMMUNICATING, AND DEVELOPING
8. Motivating Followers
9. Leading Followers
10. Communicating Effectively
11. Developing Groups
PART 4: APPRAISAL, SAFETY, NEGOTIATION, CHANGE, AND LABOR RELATIONS
12. Performance Appraisal
13. Workplace Health and Safety
14. Conflict, Politics, Discipline, and Negotiation
15. Change Management
16. Supervision and Labor
POSTSCRIPT: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
ANSWERS TO COMPREHENSION CHECKS AND CROSSWORD PUZZLES
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