Qualities of a Successful Supervisor

ideaWhat are the qualities of successful supervisors? Successful supervisors:

  • know where they want to go
  • know how to get there
  • are able to convince people to follow them
  • think in terms of getting things done, not doing them
  • maximize the strengths and minimize the weaknesses of their employees
  • lead by setting a good example are  able  to  say  no  and  still  keep  the employee motivated

Basic responsibilities of a supervisor are to:

  • act  as  liaison  between  management  and employees
  • make decisions that affect others
  • plan a variety of activities
  • organize people and things
  • motivate people
  • communicate well
  • know how to delegate