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Supervision - 9th edition

Supervision - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780073545080

ISBN10: 0073545082

Supervision by John Newstrom - ISBN 9780073545080
Edition: 9TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Richard D. Irwin, Inc.
International: No
Supervision by John Newstrom - ISBN 9780073545080

ISBN13: 9780073545080

ISBN10: 0073545082

Edition: 9TH 07

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This text offers a comprehensive presentation of the vital aspects of supervision with a focus on practical advice about how to handle real-life, on-the-job situations. In this revision, the author has recognized the ever-changing social and work environment and has updated the text with current trends and situations and the latest professional concepts of supervisory practice. The text is arranged with an emphasis on inquiry learning, which presents the key concepts in a clear and concise manner. A wide variety of exercises, applications, and margin notes help to further the learning process.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One: Supervisory Management

Chapter 1: The Supervisor's Role in Management
Chapter 2: Creating a Positive Workplace Within a Dynamic Environment

Part Two: Planning and Problem Solving

Chapter 3: Setting Goals, Making Plans, and Improving Costs
Chapter 4: Problem Solving and Managing Information

Part Three: Organizing, Staffing and Training

Chapter 5: Organizing an Effective Department
Chapter 6: Staffing with Human Resources
Chapter 7: Training and Developing Employess

Part Four: Leading the Workforce

Chapter 8: Leadership Skills, Styles, and Qualities
Chapter 9: Understanding and Motivating People at Work
Chapter 10: Effective Employee Communication

Part Five: Working with Individuals and Teams

Chapter 11: Appraisal of Employee Performance
Chapter 12: Counseling and Performance Management
Chapter 13: Building Cooperative Teams and Resolving Conflict

Part Six: Controlling and Improving Results

Chapter 14: Control: Keeping People, Plans, Programs, and Costs on Track
Chapter 15: Stimulating Productivity and Quality

Part Seven: Contemporary Concerns of Supervision

Chapter 16: Managing a Diverse Workforce
Chapter 17: Employee Safety and Health, and Labor Relations
Chapter 18: Achieving Personal Supervisory Success

Part Eight: Appendixes

Glossary of Terms