For Men: Tips for Supervising Women
In Chapter Nine we shared with women a tool for supervision that included tips for supervising male employees. If you are a man who supervises or manages women, you are in a mentoring position with the other gender. In two cases in particular, you as a man may find yourself needing to pay close attention to what you’ve learned about gender intelligence:
• During times of stress in an employee’s or colleague’s workday, when the supervisor is called on to help process or problem-solve
• At performance review time
The practical scenarios we offer here are composites of the kind of adjustment that male mentors—specifically supervisors—can and need to make to effectively mentor the female relating style. ...
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