Who Was The Best Supervisor You Ever Worked For?Take A

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Who was the best supervisor you ever worked for? Take a minute to consider why you chose this individual. What did he or she do different in your work life to earn this prestigious label? Currently, many organizations across the world have buckled or are experiencing less than stellar sales and service, along with low performance and profitability. This could be attributed to various factors; however, poor leadership management is generally at the top of the list of excuses. The role of a supervisor, manager, or leader can have an overwhelming effect on both a company and on the people who work there. This paper seeks to examine the role that the leader plays in both the business and in the life of his or her staff.
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Honesty is the key to self-knowledge. It is found in the goodness of a leader’s thoughts and actions, their commitment to principles, and their overall dependability. Maturity is an important trait in leadership as leading is not simply showing the way or barking orders. Every leader needs to have experienced and grown through following someone. You have to learn to be dedicated, observant and capable of working and learning from others. (Bennis, 41)
My mother is the Service Director of a very large Ford dealership in Central Florida. In addition to many departmental duties, including sustaining a profitable financial statement and ensuring top customer viewpoint scores, she manages (very successfully) a talented staff of over 50 employees. As a 20-year tenured employee, she did not start out in a leadership position. She watched and learned from her supervisors and her co-workers. She worked in and with several departments in the dealership. She worked hard for the position she now holds, usually 50 plus hours and 5 days a week. She makes sure each day that her employees may one day have the same opportunities she had given to her. Because of this, she says that she will never use the word “subordinate” when referring to her staff. Philippians 2:3, “Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind, regard one another as more important than yourselves.”
Motivation is an important trait a

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