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Unformatted text preview: well-respected by the union members and the management team (Hill M 2004). Bill Lindsay, the Plant Manager, said “a good supervisor just needs to know how to handle people” (Hill, M. 2004.Ch 1. Pg 15. Para 5).Those words are true to a certain extent. Bill Lindsay should have stated that a good supervisor needs to be able to talk with and employee and not to an employee. Roy seems to have this talent, as he is well-respected by both parties, management and employees. Roy has the skills of organizing and planning and any employee working under his authority will benefit from these skills. Roy will need to stay true to himself. He has proven his abilities to lead a team by fulfilling the role as the President of the union. I believe a majority of employees will accept Roy as their supervisor. References Hill M. (2004) Foundations of Supervision. 8 th ed. Phoenix, AZ. The McGraw-Hill Companies...
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