Supervision Today! / Edition 7

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Overview

Supervision Today has earned a reputation of being the one of the most effective supervision books because it blends traditional and contemporary topics, as well as theories and experiential skills. Offering a three-tier learning system, it focuses on building readers’ knowledge, improving their comprehension and applying concepts directly to skill development. Known for its lively tone and four-color design, it captures the latest in supervision literature and includes cases to invigorate any lecture. This edition includes new information on contingent workforces, entrepreneurship, employee theft, work/life balance, IM, texting, and workplace diversity.

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A textbook providing managers with a comprehensive treatment of supervision, divided into six sections: an introduction discussing the supervisor's job and challenges; planning and control; organizing, staffing, and employee development; stimulating individual and group performance; coping with workplace dynamics; and personal development. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132784030
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 2/10/2012
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 130,834
  • Product dimensions: 10.80 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I: DEFINING SUPERVISION AND SUPERVISORY CHALLENGES
1. Supervision Definitions
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 an 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

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 8, 2013

    NookStudy is junk

    No problem with the book title, but Nook Study is junk! Unable to even take decent study notes without retyping everything due to ridiculous copy restrictions.

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