This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of these modules of the “Workplace Stress Management” lessons in the Management Skills Courses, specifically;- Role and Responsibilities of Supervisors What does it mean to supervise? What skills does a supervisor need? The “Added Value” of the Supervisor Designing a Performance Management System Writing a Job Description…

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As we saw in the last session, the supervisor has to bridge the gap between the workforce and management. It can sometimes be an uncomfortable role, as they must act as a go-between, representing staff and their views and problems to management, and representing management to staff. It must sometimes be a difficult and lonely…

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The skills a supervisor would need include; – emotional intelligence interpersonal skills empathy listening skills effective communication skills organisational ability time management risk management decision making skills problem solving skills delegation skills motivational skills coaching and mentoring ability It is worth linking back to this series of lesson to read about leadership, where we consider…

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Supervisors are responsible for the development of their team, to ensure each individual has the skills to enable the team to run as effectively as possible and that the workgroup operates to optimum effectiveness. They offer leadership to their team, as well as training. They are responsible for task allocation, and will also be concerned…

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I am frequently asked to talk about the role and responsibilities of supervisors. Most managerial positions carry some aspect of supervision as part of their duties. Some job roles are specifically to supervise a team of workers, and purely that, but almost all management positions include an element of supervision, as managers need to supervise…

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