Goal Setting for Supervisors

Course Materials



Locke’s Goal-Setting Theory – Goal Setting Training From MindTools.com

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure

How to Establish Effective Metrics for Evaluating Performance | HR Daily Advisor


Buckingham, M., & Coffman, C. (1999). First, break all the rules: What the world’s greatest managers do differently. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Certo, S. C. (2013). Supervision: Concepts and skill-building. New York: McGraw-Hill Irwin.

Coaching for Improved Work Performance by Ferdinand Fournies. A structured, behavioral approach to effectively diagnosing and intervening to improve work performance.

Gebelein, S. H., & Personnel Decisions International. (2001). Successful manager’s handbook: Development suggestions for today’s managers. S.l.: Personnel Decisions International.

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink.  In depth research challenges conventional notions about what motivates employees.