Instrument 11-3: Self-Assessment for New Supervisors

This assessment instrument is a useful tool for identifying the developmental needs of new supervisors, and it can help trainees determine what to focus on in training sessions. In presenting the instrument, trainers might explain why these competencies are important for new supervisors. It is also helpful to follow up with Tool 11-2: New Supervisor’s Action Plan for Self-Improvement, which trainees can use to outline an action plan for improving in particular areas and in specific ways.


The 16 competencies considered in this assessment are the vital few that are crucial for new supervisors. ...

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