How to be an Open-Minded Supervisor at Work


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What is open-mindedness?

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Open-minded supervisors are those that have which of the following traits?

I. Honesty

II. Vulnerability

III. Great listening skills


An open-minded supervisor should refrain from _____.

I. Holding meetings to discuss new ideas

II. Passing immediate judgment about an idea

III. Getting angry about criticism

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What's something that an open-minded supervisor should avoid? This quiz and worksheet is a convenient way to test your ability to answer this question and others concerning how to be an open-minded supervisor at work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The definition of 'open-mindedness'
  • Characteristics and actions of open-minded supervisors
  • What an open-minded supervisor should not do
  • How open-minded supervisors should seek input

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about traits of open-minded supervisors
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on how to be an open-minded supervisor at work, like how to seek input
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what open-minded supervisors should refrain from doing and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can correctly define the term 'open-mindedness'

Additional Learning

To get an even better understanding of this subject, check out the lesson titled How to be an Open-Minded Supervisor at Work. Here are some of the topics you'll find in this lesson:

  • Tips on ways in which supervisors can become more open-minded
  • Aligning an employee's skill-set with assignments
  • The importance of acknowledging others