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The Supervision Solution
Manage Performance Not People

by John Roulet


The key to any successful business is in the management and leadership style they choose to adopt.   There is a misconception that leaders manage people to gain success.  This concept is proven untrue in John Routlet’s The Supervision Solution: Manage Performance Not People.

What makes John Roulet’s approach so fresh and appealing is that he introduces a new way to learn to be a supervisor, where he encourages a way to manage performance not people.  This one book provides enough practical knowledge, guidance, and scenarios to direct anyone in a management or supervisory role in successfully structuring their department to achieve the maximum amount of success.

The Supervision Solution: Manage Performance Not People should be required reading for all new Supervisors and Managers.  In my day job, I am a front line Supervisor for a local government contractor.  It is essential that I keep my skills updated on all new management concepts that are in existence.  I found this book to be exactly what I have been searching for to help me learn what I need to be a better Supervisor.

The chapters on "The Best Possible Performance Appraisal," "Motivating Employees Who Do Not Have To Be Motivated," and "Resolving Job Performance Problems" were exceptional.  I found that I was re-reading these chapters to help me deal with current situations that I am currently facing.  These chapters alone make this book worth any price that you may have paid.

For any new supervisor or individual who holds a management position THIS is the book you need to ensure you read to sharpen your management saw.  I feel that The Supervision Solution:  Manage Performance Not People could help every manager and supervisor acquire the knowledge needed to understand themselves and the people they are responsible for supervising.  Very highly recommended.

The Book

Javelin Publishing
May 2009
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The Reviewer

Suzie Housley
Reviewed 2009
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