Personal development plan delegation
© Copyright Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD, Authenticity Consulting, LLC.
Adapted from the Field Guide to Leadership and Supervision.
Simply put, supervisory development is an effort (hopefully, planned in nature) that enhances the learner's capacity to be a supervisor. Supervision often includes conducting basic management skills (decision making, problem solving, planning, delegation and meeting management), organizing teams, noticing the need for and designing new job roles in the group, hiring new employees, training new employees, employee performance management (setting goals, observing and giving feedback, addressing performance issues, firing employees, etc.) and ensuring conformance to personnel policies and other internal regulations. A critical skill for anyone is the ability to manage their own learning. The highly motivated, self-directed reader can gain a great deal of learning and results from following the suggestions and using the materials in this section.
The following topics are very closely related to this topic: Supervision, Management Development and Leadership Development.
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Before Supervisory Development, Get Impression of What "Supervision" Is
The first place to start learning about supervision is to get some sense of what supervision is - in particular, understand get an impression of the areas of knowledge and skills recommended for effective supervision in organizations. Review information in: