Groups of people who work together for any purpose require guidelines. The same is true for the management of your dental practice. The purpose of these guidelines is to improve staff relationships and to enhance production. They are to be enforced in a constructive manner.
Dental practice management articles from Kevin Tighe, Cambridge Dental Consultants, Senior Consultant, as well as guest dental consultants. Topics range from staff management to new patients.
AVOIDING INEFFECTIVE MEETINGS
A very poor way to run an office is for you and your staff to have meetings infrequently and only when there has been a problem. Staff meetings should be something that are useful and routine, not something that are called as emergencies because you’re upset or there have been problems or somebody has made a mistake.
This checklist was developed based on the work habits of a hygienist with an “old school” work ethic who gives her employer an honest day’s work and then some. She doesn’t need to be told what to do when there is downtime. She just does it.