Supervisory Management: The Art of Inspiring, Empowering, and Developing,
10th Edition

Donald C. Mosley, Don C. Mosley, Jr., Paul H. Pietri

ISBN-13: 9780357033920 | ISBN-10: 0357033922

Copyright 2019

| Published 2018

List Price USD $249.95


PRODUCT ONLY AVAILABLE WITHIN CENGAGE UNLIMITED. SUPERVISORY MANAGEMENT inspires students--emphasizing the positive approach of working cooperatively WITH people to develop and empower them to better perform in their working roles.

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Donald C. Mosley was Professor Emeritus of Management at the University of South Alabama and also the founder and chairman of the Synergistic Consulting Group. Earlier in his career, Dr. Mosley served as Chair of the Management Department at Mississippi State University and as a visiting professor at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand (where he helped to develop the first M.B.A. degree program in New Zealand). In 1973 he became Dean of the College of Business at the University of South Alabama in Mobile, where he helped the College become accredited by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business. In 1983, he returned to teaching, research, and consulting; and in 1999 he received the University of South Alabama Alumni Association's Outstanding Professor award and was mentioned in Who's Who Among America's Teachers.

Donald C. Mosley, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University of South Alabama where he teaches Management Theory and Practice, Organizational Behavior, and Management Seminar. He received his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Mississippi State University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Millsaps College and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of South Alabama. He has conducted research in the areas of recruiting, selection, conflict management, teamwork, leadership, and partnering. As a consultant, he has been instrumental in working with organizations in the public and private sectors to implement organizational development techniques and supervisory training programs. Dr. Mosley is a member of the Academy of Management Association and the Southern Management Association.

Paul Pietri is Professor of Management at the University of South Alabama; in 1993, the Alumni Association selected him for their Outstanding Professor award. Dr. Pietri has an extensive background as a trainer/consultant to private and public sector organizations, both in North America and abroad. He has designed, administered, and conducted training at the supervisory level for organizations in thirty-five states and Canada. These include International Paper Company, Shell, Dupont, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Labor, and Defense, and others. He also helped design curriculum for the "Supervisory Communication" segment of Mississippi Public Television's series "Effective Communication". His writings have reflected his training and design experiences, and appeared in such journals as Training, Organizational Development Journal, Industrial Management, and others.

Table of Contents

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1. Supervisory Management Roles and Challenges.
2. Fundamentals of Planning.
3. Decision Making, Problem Solving, and Ethics.
4. Fundamentals of Organizing.
5. Delegating Authority and Empowering Employees.
6. Communication.
7. Motivation.
8. Leadership.
9. Group Development and Team Building.
10. Meetings and Facilitation Skills.
11. Coaching for Higher Performance.
12. Managing Conflict, Stress, and Time.
13. Exercising Control.
14. Controlling Productivity, Quality, and Safety.
15. Selecting, Appraising, and Disciplining Employees.
16. The Supervisor, Labor Relations, and Legal Issues.

The MindTap Learning Path includes Quiz questions to assess students’ understanding of chapter concepts in addition to assignments that enable students to apply and develop decision-making/critical thinking skills and soft skill development.

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Supervisory Management

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