Summary of How to Supervise People

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Recommendation

Donald P. Ladew’s book is exactly the sort of manual that all supervisors should have. While the ideas are not generally new, they are effective. The book concisely presents many tools for supervisors. You don’t need to sort through jargon - just turn to the thorough, step-by-step lists and scan them for quick reference. The simple and easy-to-follow techniques provide all of a supervisor’s essential tools. Experienced supervisors can use this book to refine their skills and improve any weak areas, while neophytes can use it to supplement their knowledge as they gain experience. getAbstract.com recommends this book to supervisors at all levels and to employees hoping to be promoted to supervisory roles. If you keep this straightforward guide in your top desk drawer and refer to it regularly, you can sound like an expert anytime.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What three essential qualities effective leaders have in common;
  • How first impressions will influence your effectiveness as a leader; and
  • Why good supervisors always set high standards for employees.
 

About the Author

How to Supervise People is the first book written by Donald P. Ladew for Career Press. It has also been produced as an audio cassette.

 

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Supervisors and Leaders
Before you can succeed as a supervisor, you need to learn how to be an effective leader. Such leaders have three essential qualities in common: they inspire trust, they know when to follow, and they make personal contact with people.

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