Ask Dr. Karen - March
Dear Dr. Karen,
Can a restaurant
manager be popular and still effective?
It’s vital that a restaurant manager have some daily
guidelines, or rules, that his staff must follow.
Therefore, he can be friendly but not “friends” with the
staff. A supervisory distance helps to enforce the rules
consistently and fairly. Think of your self as a wise
Sample of the rules:
1- Show up to work on time.
2- Be polite, even under pressure.
3- Keep all work surfaces orderly and as clean as