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October 2007 - Posts

Press Start: Lead an Empowered Life as a Clinical Laboratorian

Female Professions Traditionally Suffer From Lower Pay
October 26, 2007 11:38 AM by Glen McDaniel
This is a touchy subject because it holds so much emotion for many people. Indulge me for a moment, read this post through completely before reacting. Many studies and doctoral theses have confirmed females on the average get paid less than men for equivalent Read More...
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Is Expert Power Good or Bad?
October 26, 2007 11:35 AM by Glen McDaniel
In every workplace, there is a person or two who hold on to information with a vice grip, possibly because they feel it gives them power. This ability to control access to "the goodies" is indeed a kind of power referred to in leadership theory as "Expert Read More...
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Hard to Meet National Patient Safety Goal
October 26, 2007 11:30 AM by Glen McDaniel
Several years ago, the Joint Commission instituted the National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) which are revised on an annual basis. The Patient goals are designed to improve patient care and increase safety largely because of reports that almost 100,000 Read More...
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Work and Play
October 23, 2007 3:09 PM by Glen McDaniel
I work with a variety of organizations to improve organizational efficiency and reduce staff turnover. Recently, I was in the office of a clinical lab director who was interrupted several times by various employees and supervisors. The interesting thing Read More...
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