Training and motivation | Veterinary Economics

Training and motivation

Sep 17, 2004
The trite phrase, "personality conflicts," allows key issues to be ignored or defined out of existence in daily operations. The term could mean the practice did not hire for "team fit," or they did not establish a "safe-haven" environment when establishing behavior expectations.
Sep 02, 2004
Value statements are tools you can use to communicate the value of your services to clients and to their pets.
Aug 19, 2004
In recent articles I have talked about better record keeping and how to write a job description; both of these articles have one thing in common they require the entire team to be involved. So how do you motivate and keep the team going in the forward direction?
Aug 01, 2004
The phrase "open book management" means many different things to different people, and in some arenas makes the staff cringe with fear of the charts posted on the wall and the monthly beatings which occur when they do not reach their assigned quotas.
Jul 15, 2004
Almost all tips for interviewing are written to help the person being interviewed do well. What if you're the boss and the one conducting the interview?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2004
Negative incentives can also be enforced, like subtractions for tardiness... and incomplete worksheets.
Jun 15, 2004
Bringing on a new associate, making an associate a partial owner, selling out to an existing associate or bringing in an outside owner all will change the dynamics within a team.
Jun 02, 2004
Practice owners need to strategize on employee compensation.
Mar 31, 2004
Before you can choose a consultant you need to know what you want them to do for your practice.
Mar 15, 2004
Client surveys are limited to the extent that they only provide information on past performance.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2004
Today it takes a winning team to run a successful practice.
Feb 15, 2004
A job description is a listing of specific tasks to be done while an employee is on the job any given day.
Feb 01, 2004
Dr. Susan calls my consulting office in distress because her first employer DVM, after only six months on the job, has met with her and explained she?s not working enough hours, she?s not being active enough in civic and community activities and he doesn?t understand why she wants every-other weekend off.
Jan 01, 2004
Whether adding staff or services, veterinary hospitals commonly have a hard time accepting change.
Dec 15, 2003
Special events can draw a great deal of attention from both the public and the media.