Each student is to conduct an interview about managerial supervision with a business professional in an industry of your choice. You should contact the individual early in the semester, so that you will have flexibility and time to schedule the interview, conduct the interview, and allow sufficient time to write the reflection paper by the due date.
IMPORTANT! When you contact the individual, please be courteous and professional during the entire process. Explain that you are completing an assignment for Industrial Supervision and are interested in scheduling approximately thirty minutes to meet and discuss their experiences as a supervisor within their field. Be on time for your interview, whether it is conducted in person or over the phone. Finally, make sure to thank the individual after the interview, which always helps in maintaining strong professional contacts. Send a Thank You note as soon as the interview is complete.
· The first document will consist of actual interview results/notes. In all likelihood, you will be taking notes by hand and, thus, will have a handwritten document. You may scan this document or take an image of it, perhaps with your smart phone, and place it in the provided digital drop box space.
· Subsequently, each student must also submit a reflection paper. This paper should synthesize what you have learned from the interview. While the summary will not necessarily be exhaustive, it should include key content from the interview questions that you consider the most relevant as well as your personal reactions to or thoughts on what was covered.