Supervision Today!

Paperback | December 30, 2014

byStephen P. Robbins, David A. DeCenzo, Robert M. Wolter

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Appropriate for Supervision, Supervision Management, and Intro to Management

 

Fundamental Management Skills for the Contemporary Workplace

 

Known as one of the most effective books on management, Supervision Today helps students build an understanding of supervising through real-life concepts, examples, and practice. It’s lively, conversational tone and full-color design engages students and helps capture the reality and excitement of the supervisor’s job. Using a “student-friendly” approach, Supervision Today covers the essential and traditional elements of managing others with a strong focus on applied and practical skills.

 

The Eighth Edition continues to be rich in instructional aids and experiential opportunities. Concentrating on the evolving roles supervisors must embrace in the current work environment, Supervision Today includes new information on employee engagement; sustainability; technological advances; work, life, and family balance; workplace diversity; supervising global teams; and more.

 

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Appropriate for Supervision, Supervision Management, and Intro to Management   Fundamental Management Skills for the Contemporary Workplace   Known as one of the most effective books on management, Supervision Today helps students build an understanding of supervising through real-life concepts, examples, and practice. I...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:504 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.9 inPublished:December 30, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0133884864

ISBN - 13:9780133884869

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Table of Contents

PART I: DEFINING SUPERVISION AND SUPERVISORY CHALLENGES 

1.     Supervision Fundamentals 

2.     Supervision Challenges 

 

PART II: PLANNING, ORGANIZING, STAFFING, CONTROLLING, AND DECISION MAKING

3.     Planning and Goal Setting 

4.     Organizing 

5.     Staffing and Recruiting 

6.     Controlling 

7.     Problem Analysis and Decision Making 

 

PART III: MOTIVATING, LEADING, COMMUNICATING, AND DEVELOPING

8.     Motivating Followers 

9.     Leading Followers 

10.  Communicating Effectively 

11.  Developing Groups 

 

PART IV: 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

 

GLOSSARY

 

INDEX