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Your Attitude Is Showing: A Primer of Human Relations, Tenth Edition by Elwood N. Chapman, Sharon Lund O’Neil

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What About You?

Should you pursue a management role? If you are already in a supervisory role, should you strike out for something in middle or upper management? The decision, of course, deserves careful consideration. Here are some thoughts you might wish to ponder.

  • Accept the edge you already possess, but admit you have much to learn.

    Many capable supervisors study human relations after they get their jobs. Many also admit they started out with a handicap because they did not have a strong enough human-relations background. Keep in mind that human relations is not the only thing a supervisor must know. There are many special supervisory skills that must be learned. Learning how to delegate, to conduct formal appraisals, to set priorities, to ...

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