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Discipline

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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Nov 01, 2006
Yes, credit cards make it easier for clients to pay. But the costs add up. Use these tips to balance the fees and turn credit card use to your benefit.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Oct 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Use this form to document verbal warnings when you're disciplining employees.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2006
A longtime staff member who's in her late 50s is having trouble learning our new computerized billing system. We don't want to fire her, but we need to replace her with someone who can handle our new technology. If we asked her to retire, would we risk an age-discrimination suit?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2006
How many warnings should I give, and when should I fire someone?
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 01, 2006
I'm a manager, but the doctor won't give me the authority to discipline employees when necessary. What do I do?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Take these steps to document poor performance.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jan 01, 2006
I have an employee who regularly stays for overtime that I haven't authorized. My attorney says I have to pay her for the time, even though I didn't schedule it. What can I do to keep team members from working unapproved overtime?
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2005
Let's solve your morale problem by just firing all the unhappy people. Think that sounds rash? The truth is you have nothing to gain from keeping them around. You can't change them. Yes, you can require certain behaviors, such as being on time, doing their jobs, or developing proficient skills or knowledge. But a lot of people simply have a rotten, negative attitude, and there isn't much you or anyone else can do to change that.
Jul 01, 2004
Several years ago I attended a seminar entitled "Employee Discipline and Performance Mistakes." Afterwards, I wrote up a simple, step-by-step plan for dealing with common employee discipline problems, like tardiness, not following the dress code or standards of conduct, failing to compete tasks or checklists.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2001
There is a line from a song in "The King and I" that goes, "For if you become a teacher, by your students you'll be taught!"