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Taking the Step Up to Supervisor (How-To Book)
Becoming a supervisor is your first step in the challenging and rewarding field of management. You have earned a new level of responsibility and authority because of your technical skills, attitude, and potential. Now you must master different skills to help you continue to advance and grow. This book will help you do that.
Discussion Card: Engaged Employees
Engagement is not the same as employee satisfaction… not the same as employee happiness. Employee engagement is the emotional commitment your employees have to the organization… and its goals. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (E.N.G.A.G.E.) along with thought-provoking questions on employee engagement. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.
Traditional vs. Behavior-Based Interviewing Questions
When it comes to behavior-based interviewing, it's all in how you ask your questions. This video is designed to illustrate the difference between a traditional interview question and a behavior-based interview question.
Documenting Discipline™ (For Manufacturing/Industrial)
Disciplining and documenting employee performance is one of the most difficult parts of a manager’s job. But documenting performance is essential in correcting performances that require discipline, even praise-and protecting yourself as a manager. This manufacturing and industrial version of the best seller, Documenting Discipline™ provides steps to ensure solid, consistent documentation procedures throughout your company. Using the FOSA system, your managers can possess the tools to effectively and legally address performance issues.
The Goal™ (How-To Version)
Like the best-selling book upon which it is based, The Goal shares the inspiring story of Alex Rogo, who uses the principles of the Theory of Constraints (TOC) like bottlenecks, throughput, and flow balancing to transform his mediocre division into a money-making machine. Alex and his team reject common 'nonsense' measurements and discover a commonsense, yet more effective approach to boosting the company's bottom line.
The Goal™ (Dramatic Version)
If you are charged with rallying employees behind the concepts of quality and continuous improvement, The Goal: Dramatic Version will help managers achieve or surpass their goal. An engaging drama, this training program not only demystifies corporate buzzwords, like standards and bench marking, but also shows how your company can be run with efficiency and humanity.
Follow-Up/Oral & Written Warning (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
Progressive discipline - combined with the FOSA™ process - is a great way steer employees and direct reports back to what you (and the organization) expect from them. This video provides more details on the follow-up and written warning parts of the process.
FOSA™ Model at Work (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
It's often tough knowing what to do when poor performance hits you day-in and day-out. The FOSA™ process is available to get people moving in the right direction by leveraging the power of progressive discipline.
FOSA™ Model Introduction (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
This video introduces the FOSA™ process - facts, objectives, solutions and actions. This approach is paramount to a successful progressive discipline approach to tackling tough workplace performance.
I Need The Report Today (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
Communicating your expectations are paramount for the basis of employee improvement. FOSA™ gives you a process for working through performance issues.
I Quit! (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
Sometimes things just don't work out. You've used progressive discipline to help bring issues to the forefront. With FOSA™, you gave ample opportunities for improvement. It's up to the employee to make those changes stick.
Incident Calendar – Max (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
Recording performance issues is a key step in progressive discipline. In the FOSA™ process, managers and supervisors use the incident calendar to properly document performance/discipline steps.
I’d Like to Fire Them Both! (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
When it comes to less-than-desired workplace productivity, you need to have a plan and process for tackling the tough stuff. Using the FOSA™ process gives you the tools to effectively leverage progressive discipline in everyday workplace situations.
Late Again? (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
Deep in performance issues? Here's an example of the need to implement progressive discipline. Using the FOSA™ process, managers and supervisors have the tools to effectively tackle key workplace issues.
No Mistakes! (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
Everybody makes mistakes. That's a true statement. But the expectation should be that we get all the work done and that it's 100% accurate. This video walks through setting accuracy/work expectations.
The New Max and Lorie (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
Working through discipline issues can be tough. Working through the progressive discipline process using FOSA™ can help. Remember, you can only give your employees the advice and tools to help them... you can force them. This video is an example of how two employees respond to the FOSA™ approach.
Discussion Card: Nonverbal Communication
Did you know that 55% of communication with others happens without words? That means your body language is key in your daily conversations. These easy-to-use cards provide a simple model (W.A.T.C.H.) along with thought-provoking questions to help learners understand the importance of nonverbal communication - helping leaders, managers and supervisors address individual or team issues. These cards are great for a quick training reminder, reinforcement or as a conversation generator.
Program Introduction (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
Handling performance problems and disciplining employees are major parts of every manager's or supervisor’s job. And when you think about it, disciplining employees is one of the most difficult parts of a manager’s job. This video provides a quick introduction to the FOSA™ process.
Review/Summary (from FOSA™ Documenting Discipline)
This video provides a quick synopsis of effectively using the FOSA™ process to tackle tough workplace issues. From facts, objectives, solutions and actions, the entire process is reviewed - with examples.
Case Study & Branching Exercise: Goal Setting (Manager)
You are a new manager in the organization. A few weeks ago, you asked your employees to begin thinking about individual and department goals for the next year. When you reviewed their submitted goals, you were disappointed by the general lack of enthusiasm and creativity of the group. What do you do? Kick start a great discussion with this case study and branching exercise.