Are You a Good Supervisor? Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

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Average score: 89%

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Should a supervisor always listen to what their employees have to say?
The correct answer is "Yes."

When an employee calls in sick, when is it safe to assume they are lying?
The correct answer is "Never."

When should you tell new employees information that could affect their job?
The correct answer is "Always."

Your company institutes a new policy, requiring a lot of change, what do you tell your staff?
The correct answer is "This is a good change which we should work towards."

You committed a mistake but have the chance to blame another employee. What do you do?
The correct answer is "I own up to my mistake."

An employee is having problems at home, what do you do?
The correct answer is "I offer them time off to handle the issue."

An employee wants an honest evaluation of their work so far. Their work is poor at the moment. What do you do?
The correct answer is "I advise them that they are performing poorly and offer ways to improve."

An employee takes a break at another employee's desk while they are working, what do you do?
The correct answer is "After their break I advise them not to do that in the future."

One of your best employees is up for promotion. What do you do?
The correct answer is "I encourage the promotion."

You are bogged down on your own duties and need to delegate them to others. What do you do?
The correct answer is "I assigned the work appropriately to build upon on my employee's skills."