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supervisor

an employee with RESPONSIBILITY for monitoring the work of others to ensure that they fulfil work targets generally established by middle managers. As such supervisors usually have little AUTHORITY in their own right, they often experience role uncertainty as they are neither ‘proper’ managers nor fully part of the group they supervise, and can thus be described as ‘men (sic) in the middle’. With the recent trend towards devolving managerial authority many organizations have attempted to enlarge the decision-making powers of supervisors. See MANAGEMENT.
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This is not part of our duty to supervise such activities in hot and humid weather conditions when all the teachers are enjoying summer vacation.
The SEC's website stipulates that any organisation willing to supervise elections must have been previously accepted in supervising elections unless the organisation itself had lodged a request to remove its name.
Finally, those who supervise and evaluate novice teachers can promote efficacy by assisting them in conducting self-assessments.
CPAs who supervise or advise investment committees can use these standards to educate their clients to their duties.
These issues include competence to supervise, confidentiality, relationship boundaries, accountability and liability, and evaluation of performance.
Nurses who supervise CNAs need training in how to set consistent standards and hold workers accountable while respecting employees as individuals.
Paragraph 2 describes supervision by stating: "I agree to supervise [offender] in the presence of children, which means I will always maintain visual and auditory contact with him and any child(ren) he is having contact with.
Anything an entity could do, its supervisor could supervise.
As the primary link between the organization and the practitioner, the rehabilitation supervisor is in an excellent position to develop, promote, and maintain ethical awareness and behavior in the individuals they supervise.
the Judges' Club announced their refusal to supervise the referendum in response to President Mohamed Morsy's recent constitutional declaration on 2 December.
QUETTA -- The Provincial Secretaries of different administrative departments have been given the task to personally supervise the anti-polio campaign in different districts of the province.
Rutter will supervise all phases of the development process including pre-development planning, amenities packages, unit mix and layouts and pricing.