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Goals are dreams with a deadline.

Step 1: Read the introduction.
If you don't know where you're going, you'll probably end up someplace else.
Yogi Berra

Goals are dreams with a deadline.
Brian Tracy

Now is the operative word. Everything you put in your way is just a method of putting off the hour when you could actually be doing your dream. You don't need endless time and perfect conditions. Do it now. Do it today. Do it for twenty minutes and watch your heart start beating.
Barbara Sher

Goals are the "business of life." By setting goals, writing a plan, picking points of interest?you can make your dreams a reality, open your mind to creative side trips, and help you to develop great relationships along the way.

It's time to "fill in the GAPs" and see for yourself!

Step 2: Access the Goal Action Plan (GAP) template.
Click here to access the template provided for this assignment.

Step 3: Complete the Goal Action Plan (GAP) template.
Use a word processor (such as MS Word) to complete the Goal Action Plan (GAP) template.


Step 1: Research online and using other sources if applicable.
Using the Internet, public library, or a campus career office, find three (3) supervisory job descriptions. Select from among different types of organizations: for example, a non-profit service organization, a unionized manufacturing workplace, a retail store, a school system, a for-profit healthcare enterprise, a franchise, or a religious group.

Explain what you think are the key differences in supervisory styles that employers would look for to fill the three different jobs you selected and why. Explain how the balance between authority and responsibility might differ between traditional supervisory and entrepreneurial supervisory styles and why.

Step 2:
Include the following information:
Descriptions of three supervisory jobs from different types of organizations.
Identifies which jobs are more "entrepreneurial" and which are more "traditional" in supervisory style and why.
Explains the key differences in supervisory styles that employers possess.


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Step One Analysis
Key Differences in Supervisory Job Descriptions
The three selected supervisory job descriptions range from the diverse types of organizations stated. They include a job description from the school system, the medical sector which is a non profit service organization and a public service organization. There are major differences in the job description on the basis of the diverse operations in the organization. This will require the supervisors to have certain qualities so as to meet the descriptions listed. The styles of supervision that are being searched for by the employers are different raging from one job offered in an organization to the other (Your Supervisory, n.d).
Organization 1: A supervisory Special Agent Job Description
The supervisory style that is required for this job position is the authoritative supervisory style that is based on the fact that will offer the personnel in the organization full attention and directives. The protection and policing of different properties will have to be undertaken and it is through this supervisory style that the operations will be undertaken properly.
Organization 2: Operations supervisor in the bank
The operations of the bank will have to be mastered and the personnel have to offer total leadership through a ...

Solution Summary

The expert examines the statement "Goals are Dreams with a Deadline". A Goal Action Plan template is completed using a word processor.