For Women: Tips for Supervising Men

We’ll end this chapter with scenarios that include common errors some female supervisors make when supervising men. You’ll see how inadvertent the errors are, and how wired into male/female brain difference. You’ll also see practical solutions. We thank Kathy Stevens, coauthor with Michael Gurian of the Leading Partners workbook (2005), for honing these very handy tools. The counterpoint of this tool (tips for men supervising women) appears in Chapter Ten.

Supervising a Man Who Is Angry

A male member of your staff comes into your office and starts venting his frustration about an incident that occurred during his day. He’s obviously frustrated. He shares that he is tired of the complaining by some members ...

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