For courses in Supervisory Management, Supervision, and First-Line Management. Written by well-respected educators in the field, this skills-focused ... Show synopsis For courses in Supervisory Management, Supervision, and First-Line Management. Written by well-respected educators in the field, this skills-focused introduction to supervision captures the reality of supervising in the 2000s. It takes students on the job by first explaining the job of supervisor and then featuring a wide range of examples of how supervisors operate in real situations. The focus is on key skills needed for effective supervision-e.g., goal-setting, delegating, budgeting, interviewing, negotiating, counseling, coaching, conducting groups meetings, and handling grievances. Rich in instructional aids and experiential opportunities, it features lots of vignettes and visual stimuli to make concepts come alive. NOW PACKAGED WITH EACH NEW STUDENT TEXT! Self-Assessment Library v. 2.0 CD-ROM now accompanies each Robbins, Supervision Today! 4e textbook. This unique easy-to-use assessment tool allows you to assess your knowledge, beliefs, feelings, and actions in regard to a wide range of personal skills, abilities, and interests. Automatically graded, self-scoring exercises. Generates individual analysis, which can be printed or emailed.The 45 exercises located on CD-Rom are divided into three parts - What About Me? , Working With Others, and Life in Organizations as listed in the Table of Contents.