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Power and Leadership in Supervision

In the readings this week you have learned about different types of power. Consider the types of power (for example, legitimate, reward, coercive, et cetera.) that supervisors experience.

  • In your view, which type of power is most beneficial in building and maintaining a successful supervisory relationship? Why do you think so?
  • Provide an example of a time you have seen this type of power used successfully in supervision.
  • Which type of power might most hinder the development of a successful supervisory relationship? How?
  • Provide an example of a time you have seen this type of power hinder supervision.
  • As a supervisor, how would you use power successfully to build and maintain relationships with others?


Process Recording Techniques

Review the readings in this unit along with the Process Recording assignment instructions (in Unit 6). For this discussion, complete the following:

  • Discuss two benefits of conducting a process recording.
  • Discuss how the content presented in the readings can be useful in completing your Process Recording assignment. Be specific.

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Power and Leadership In Supervision

Reward leadership style is the best strategy in securing safe relationship between the
managers and the employees. It incorporates a friendly atmosphere where the hard-working
employees are recognized and rewarded for their effort. As much as the employees work for pay,
there is a need for synergy, motivation and positive reinforcement in the area of work (Wisse &
Sleebos, 2016). Reward leadership unlike other forms of power builds a friendly workplace,
which also enhance successful supervisory relationships. Supervision focuses on the completion
of tasks and the results. For example, employees in a factory can be tasked with the role of
completing production of 1000 bags of cement in a day. Employing reward leadership style is
necessary to motivate and convince the employees with the need to work harder and perfectly.
Coercive power significantly damages the relationship of supervisory roles since it
sometimes involves going against the employees will which demoralize them. It dramatically
limits job satisfaction levels of employees that can make them lose focus and result in low
productivity and poor relationships. Typically, in a production firm, when the employees are
coerced to d...

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