A New supervisor takes a look at his job

United States, 1944

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Episode of Series “Problems in Supervision”.
A young worker has just been made a line supervisor; in an interview with the superintendent, he is told that in his new job he must learn to get results by working with people instead of with machines.

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Caravel Films



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United States
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Problems in Supervision


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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee participation

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employment interviewing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Industrial management

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Line and staff organization

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Occupations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Supervisors, Industrial

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Work environment

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Line and staff organization

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Management - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Interpersonal communication

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Interpersonal communication

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States




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