For this assignment, you will synthesize theory, research, and best practices to determine how to be an effective supervisor and leader.Assignment Instructions
Complete the following sections for your paper. Use the chapters that you have read in your textbook to help you craft this assignment. You should also supplement your assignment with additional research.Section 1 Research leadership and supervision styles that contribute to the success of social work supervisors. What are the qualities and skills that help a supervisor with their day-to-day duties? What are the qualities and skills that help with higher-level planning for an organization? Be sure to integrate theories of human behavior and research into your discussion. You will use this as a guide for the rest of the paper. Chapter 8 from your text may be helpful as you complete this section of your assignment.Section 2 From the resources provided in this course and the research you have done, identify the best practices for each of the following content areas. In addition, consider technology principles and standards. Developing effective organizational and interpersonal communication skills.Managing time and tasks effectively.Managing different personalities.Hiring, disciplinary action, and termination.Developing and managing employee performance evaluations.Maintaining ethics, confidentiality, and liability.Practicing self-care, personal reflection, and self-correction.Planning for professional development.Developing and managing an effective organizational culture and environment.Training supervisees on the effective use of technology in the delivery of social services.Integrate transformational leadership theory and conflict theory to inform your use of some of these best practices. Be sure that the best practices you identify are reflective of a culturally competent practice. Refer to the NASW material and other course readings to help you complete this section. Section 3 Conduct a self-reflection related to those best practices. What are your areas of strength? What areas do you find challenging? Use the course text readings from previous units to help you complete this section. Additional Requirements
The assignment you submit is expected to meet the following requirements:Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to current APA style and formatting standards. Include a title page, reference page, headers, and appendices as applicable. Reference any appendices as needed within your paper.Cited resources: Minimum of five scholarly sources. All literature cited should be current, with publication dates within the past five years.Length of paper: Minimum of 6–8 double-spaced pages.Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
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