New Supervisor Training

  • 2h 3m
  • Chris W. Chen, John E. Jones
  • Association for Talent Development
  • 2002

Help new and experienced supervisors make the transition from individual contributor to leader with ready-made training tools and materials in this practical, hands-on guide. Everything you need to quickly develop a new supervisor training program is included—for training lasting only a few hours to several days—in a handy icon-driven format that makes implementation a snap.

About the Authors

John E. Jones is president of Organizational Universe Systems, and he consults widely with a variety of clients, including Air Canada, AT&T, Blanchard Training & Development, Coca-Cola, Owens Corning, General Motors, and Motorola. As an experienced trainer, presenter, counselor, professor, entrepreneur, and consultant, he effectively bridges theory, research, and practical applications. Jones probably is best known for his work on popular experience-based training and consulting handbooks that are used by trainers and consultants around the world.

Chris W. Chen is an organization effectiveness manager with Sempra Energy, a Fortune 500 company in San Diego, California. He also runs his own consulting business, specializing in leadership training. Previously, Chen led Sempra's organization development function, where he was responsible for leadership development, organization development, training, and employee communications. He held a similar role at the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company. While working for the Center for Creative Leadership, Chen was program manager for the Looking Glass Experience and Leading Downsized Organizations, and trained Foundations of Leadership and Leadership Development.

In this Book

  • Introduction: How to Use this Book Effectively
  • Assessing the Learning Needs of New Supervisors
  • Designing Interactive Training for New Supervisors
  • Facilitating New Supervisor Training
  • Evaluating and Improving New Supervisor Training
  • New Supervisor Training for Individuals and Small Groups (1-21/2 Hours)
  • Half-Day Session(4 Hours)
  • Full-Day Session (6-8 Hours)
  • Multi-Day Session
  • Content Modules
  • Training Instruments and Tools
  • Structured Experiences
  • For Further Reading


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