Supervising personnel is a major responsibility for human services administrators. Effective supervision can have a direct impact on the success of an organization. Every organization has a unique culture that can influence supervision of personnel. Organizational culture involves the values, principles, and standards that drive the collective behavior of an organization. Factors related to organizational culture may affect the strategies, models, and approaches a supervisor employs when supervising personnel. The link between organizational culture and supervision may affect matters such as employee satisfaction, motivation, and performance. Well-supervised employees are more likely to provide a high level of service to clients
It is important for you as a potential human services administrator to understand the culture of organizations with which you are associated as well as the factors related to the organizational culture. For this Discussion, select an organization with which you are associated or one with which you are familiar. With these thoughts in mind: 1-Page including the following:
a brief description of the Red Cross Organization. Explain specific characteristics of the organization’s culture. Then, based on the organization’s culture, explain factors that might influence how a human services administrator supervises personnel.