supervisor

  

Definition

Person in the first-line management who monitors and regulates employees in their performance of assigned or delegated tasks. Supervisors are usually authorized to recommend and/or effect hiring, disciplining, promoting, punishing, rewarding, and other associated activities regarding the employees in their departments.

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  • Jack's supervisor Mindy poured a bucket of ice water on Jack's head to wake him from his 30 minute afternoon nap.

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  • My supervisor at work told me to mop up the floor yesterday during the closing shift. Because he is practically my boss, I obliged.

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  • If you aren't sure how to handle something and need some advice go to your supervisor and see if they can help you.

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