Supervisory Management The Art of Inspiring, Empowering, and Developing People

ISBN-10: 0324421435
ISBN-13: 9780324421439
Edition: 7th 2008
List price: $272.95
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Description: Your best path to becoming a successful, effective supervisor begins with the practical knowledge, the many opportunities to develop your supervisory skills, and the solid understanding of management principles you will gain in Mosley, Mosley, and  More...

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Book details

List price: $272.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 3/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Your best path to becoming a successful, effective supervisor begins with the practical knowledge, the many opportunities to develop your supervisory skills, and the solid understanding of management principles you will gain in Mosley, Mosley, and Pietri's SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT. With understandable "hands-on" coverage, the authors inspire you--emphasizing a positive approach of working cooperatively WITH people to develop and empower you to better perform in a supervisory role. Including cutting-edge information throughout as well as real world cases and Skill Builders that help you practice what you are learning, the Seventh Edition of this best-selling text is an essential resource that you will turn to again and again as you progress in your supervisory career.

For 18 years, Charles R. Miller owned and operated a successful commercial electrical contracting company (Lighthouse Electric Co., Inc.) in Nashville, Tennessee. Now an accomplished author and educator, Mr. Miller specializes in leading customized seminars on the National Electrical Code (NEC), as well as National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E. Class and seminar attendees have included individuals employed by companies such as Ford, A. O. Smith, The Aerostructures Corporation, and academic institutions such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, and Purdue University. Besides teaching his own custom seminars, Mr. Miller teaches for the NFPA. Mr. Miller also writes and illustrates the "Code In Focus" column in ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR MAGAZINE every month, and he co-hosted a home improvement radio talk show in Nashville for more than three years.Donald C. Mosley, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of South Alabama where he teaches Management Theory and Practice, Organizational Behavior, and Management Seminar. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Mississippi State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Alabama. He has conducted research in the areas of recruiting, selection, conflict management, teamwork, leadership, and partnering. As a consultant, he has been instrumental in working with organizations in the public and private sectors to implement organizational development techniques and supervisory training programs. Dr. Mosley is a member of the Academy of Management Association and the Southern Management Association.

Paul Pietri is Professor of Management at the University of South Alabama; in 1993, the Alumni Association selected him for their Outstanding Professor award. Dr. Pietri has an extensive background as a trainer/consultant to private and public sector organizations, both in North America and abroad. He has designed, administered, and conducted training at the supervisory level for organizations in thirty-five states and Canada. These include International Paper Company, Shell, Dupont, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Labor, and Defense, and others. He also helped design curriculum for the "Supervisory Communication" segment of Mississippi Public Television's series "Effective Communication". His writings have reflected his training and design experiences, and appeared in such journals as Training, Organizational Development Journal, Industrial Management, and others.

Overview
Supervisory Management Roles and Challenges
Two
Fundamentals of Planning
Decision Making, Problem Solving, and Ethics
Fundamentals of Organizing
Delegating Authority: Empowering Others
Three
Communication
Motivation
Leadership
Group Development, Team Building and Conflict Management
Skill Development
Conducting Meetings and Facilitation Skills
Coaching for Higher Performance
Managing Change, Time and Stress
Controlling
The Art of Controlling
Controlling Productivity, quality and Safety
Managing Human Resources And Diversity
Selecting, Appraising and Disciplining Employees
The Supervisor: Labor Relations and Legal Issues

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