Supervisory Skills: Types and Importance


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A front line manager that is on the ground and working alongside the employees is also referred to as a _____.

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1. Solving problems through logic and research involves what supervisory skill?

2. Erika is a supervisor who works for a training company that has experienced some growth over the last year but continues to have high operating expenses. When making the schedule for the upcoming year, she needs to decide whether to continue holding classes in hotels, lease classrooms in a community college, or purchase a small building that could be converted into a training center. Which of the following skills will Erika be utilizing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of supervisory skills, including skills related to the bottom line and to controlling an organization's resources.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of the supervisory skills that involve:

  • Overseeing projects and employees
  • Using logic and research to solve problems
  • Understanding how decisions can affect a company's earnings and expenses
  • Listening actively
  • Planning and organizing resources to achieve a particular goal

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related supervisory skills lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the skill that involves active listening
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the ability to solve problems through logic and research

Additional Learning

To learn more about the skills supervisors need in the workplace, review the lesson called Supervisory Skills: Types and Importance. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify what a supervisor is and their importance in a business
  • Review the necessary skills a supervisor must have to make an organization successful
  • Understand the application of supervisory skills through a relevant example