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Employee Supervision: Role of the Supervisor

Employee supervision is the role of the front line supervisor in a company or organization. Supervisors have direct contact with the employees who they supervise. Supervision helps establish order in the workplace. Supervisors report to managers in the organization hierarchy. Effective supervision is a foundation of a successful organization.
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How Supervisors Motivate Employees
The reality, when you talk about employee motivation, is that employees are motivated. Learn how managers can tap into the existing motivation that each employee brings to work.

Why Employees Dont Do What You Want
Managers perennially ask why employees dont do what they are supposed to do. While part of the responsibility falls on choices individual employees make, managers need to shoulder part of the blame, too. Employees want to succeed at work. I dont know a single person who gets up in the morning and says, I think Ill go to work to fail today....

Top 10 Principles of Employee Empowerment
Looking for real management advice about people? You want to create an environment in which people are empowered, productive, and happy. Don't hobble them by limiting their tools or information. Trust them to do the right thing. These are the most important principles for managing people. They reinforce employee empowerment, accomplishment, and...

You Can Make Their Day
As a supervisor, your impact on the morale and motivation of the employees who report to you is paramount. You do make their day or break their day from the moment you arrive at work. Find out more.

5 Dumb Things Managers Do
These five dumb things are addressed from the perspective of managers but they are equally true for people working in supervisory roles. Here are five dumb things that managers do and how to avoid doing them.

Want to Adapt Your Management Style?
Are you interested in exploring the various management styles that you can use to accomplish work? A variation in your management style is necessary depending on the circumstances. Learn more.

Top 10 Mistakes Managers Make Managing People
Supervisors make mistakes managing people because they don't understand what it takes to create motivated, contributing employees. Sometimes, it's a lack of skill due to insufficient training. Other times, supervisors make mistakes managing people because they're out of touch with their values. Find out the top 10 management mistakes supervisors...

Twenty Dumb Things Organizations Do...
In even the best organizations, supervisors sometimes lack the knowledge and skill to realize when they are messing up their relationships with people. Here are the top 20 ways that supervisors and organizations mess up their relationships with people.

Coaching for Improved Performance
Want to use a step-by-step coaching approach to help an employee improve his work performance? This approach avoids discipline and produces great results. Supervisors report that this is an effective way to avoid supervising and micromanaging employees, too.

Clear Performance Expectations in Team Building
The best supervisors provide clear performance expectations to their employees. When employees know exactly what you need from them, they succeed beyond your dreams.

Most Important Management Secrets
Your expectations of people and their expectations of themselves are key in calling forth effective performance. As a supervisor, your expectations set the tone.

You Get What You Request and Reward
Performance management encompasses the important people issues in your organization. Performance management includes the entire relationship you have with the people you employ. Performance management is a whole work system that begins when you define a job. Learn more.

Tips for Effective Delegation
Did you know that supervisors who can practice a range of leadership styles are most effective? These six tips will help you delegate successfully.

Provide Feedback That Has an Impact
As a supervisor or manager you need to know how to provide helpful feedback that will actually have an impact on employee performance. These steps will help you to provide effective feedback that has an impact on performance.

Taking Yourself Seriously, So Your Employees Do
Looking for quick tips about how to set a positive example for staff members by taking the impact of your role as "boss" seriously? You've found ten tips here.

Supervision and Motivation
The attention, recognition, and the leadership of the supervisor trumps every other factor in your work environment to create motivated employees. Find out more.

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