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Meaning of supervision

Supervision is defined as an overseeing and observing the activities of subordinates. Mainly supervisors supervise the subordinates. It is an important at all levels of management. Supervision is an activity of observation that helps to ensure that the work is being performed according to the requirement of the job. It can be defined as the function of leading, coordinating, directing the work that supports to achieve the pre determined goals.

According to RC Davis,” supervision is the function of assuring that the work is being done in accordance with plan and instruction.”