Being a supervisor comes a list of expectations from his or her workmates. A supervisor is expected to use an understanding of communication styles to develop strategies for applying effective interpersonal skills to relationships in the workplace.

While this is true, another skill of a supervisor is to apply motivational insights to formulate a plan to maximize the achievement and contribution of each employee to become a top performer.

Business SupervisorA good supervisor can also describe the sources of conflict and the advantages and disadvantages of five varying responses to conflict.  While he is doing all the above skills in his/her daily work routines, the supervisor is also expected to:

  • – Give and receive feedback to understand needs and interests
  • – Conduct effective tail-boarding and team meetings
  • – Implement disciplinary actions within the context of legalities