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supervisor

[′sü·pər‚vī·zər]
(computer science)
A collection of programs, forming part of the operating system, that provides services for and controls the running of user programs.
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For example, during three weeks of debate on whether or not and to what degree supervisors should be involved when an employee gets injured on the job, some of the more easygoing team members were willing to go along with the others and readily agreed that supervisors should always accompany employees to Employee Health Services.
spend 80 percent ot your time, money, and effort to communicate with supervisors
The supervisors were instructed to evaluate each employee impartially and to use the following scoring key for each item: Each item was given a numerical score which corresponded to a subjective description of job performance.
Many of the problems that arise in the use of a standard stem from poor communications between the analyst, supervisor and employee.
These three included: 1) information and/or skills training to co-workers and/or supervisors at the worksite; 2) re-organizing or re-mobilizing existing work resources; and 3) facilitating attitudes change.
County government's structure of five supervisors with equal authority could discourage qualified candidates from applying for or accepting the job.
To guide in determining whether a tangible employment action was taken, the Supreme Court described the types of actions that can result in liability as actions that often result in financial harm and require an official act of the employer often carried out by a supervisor who has been given the authority to act for the employer.
Second, his article highlights the critical role that state supervisors of guidance and counseling can and do play.
The only additional responsibility they shouldered as supervisors was contacting other employees if a shift was not fully staffed.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) called for their reinstatement, but the Sixth Circuit Court stated that the nurses were supervisors and were not protected by the National Labor Relations Act because they exercised independent judgment in directing the work of aides, and did so in the employer's interests.
In determining the training format, supervisors should not overlook staff meetings as a forum to sensitize employees to ethical issues, assist them in improving their ethical reasoning skiffs, and facilitate learning from each other, as well as from the supervisor.
Antonovich said county supervisors should continue to increase the Sheriff's Department budget to improve response times in unincorporated areas and to protect the public.

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