Being an effective leader is critical for physicians as well as managers. This includes employed physicians as well as physician owners. Staff looks to the physicians for support and guidance. It’s a fact—and it affects whether staff is motivated, productive, and happy on the job!
I was recently brought into a practice where there was dissention among the employees and turnover was at an all-time high. There were a number of reasons for this, but one pointed directly at a physician that joined this three physician practice two years earlier.
Dr. Clueless had a lot to learn about dealing with staff and understanding how important it was for him to set an example. Here are just a few of the things he did that quickly demoralized this staff: more »