Are You A Good Supervisor?
Posted by accountingweb on 1774
In my staff training seminar, Developing Supervisors and Managers, participants are asked to list the attributes of a person they consider their best supervisor. This is the composite list in no particular order: A GOOD SUPERVISOR—WHAT YOUR STAFF WANTS * HAS AN OPEN DOOR POLICY--LISTENS * IS A GOOD TEACHER-TELLS WHAT TO DO, HOW TO DO IT AND WHY * RELATES TO STAFF AS A PEER AND A BOSS * IS HONEST AND SINCERE * MAKES STAFF FEEL VALUABLE * BUILDS TRUST IN RELATIONSHIPS * CHALLENGES STAFF TO GROW * INVESTS IN STAFF * EARNS HIS/HER POSITION * IS OPEN TO CHANGE * HAS A POSITIVE ATTITUDE * LEADS BY EXAMPLE * IS ENTHUSIASTIC * IS PATIENT * IS A TEAM BUILDER * IS KNOWLEDGEABLE * BUILDS OTHERS UP * IS A GOOD COMMUNICATOR * GIVES FEEDBACK * SUPERVISES ACCORDING TO INDIVIDUAL NEEDS * IS A DECISION-MAKER Take the test. Put a check by each attribute you possess. 50% is passing! Post a comment and tell us which attribute you most need to improve and why.