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Team Center - Team Conflict

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FIRSTLINE: May 01, 2008
He's watching you. You can't concentrate, you're afraid to be alone with him, and the comments won't stop. Sexual harassment can be relentless, consuming your work and your life. It happened to these women—and it could happen to you. Here's what every woman (and man) should know about sexual harassment.
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
I'm an office manager for a practice with 26 doctors and team members. Because the owner hires personal friends, I can't effectively discipline team members who don't meet expectations. One problem employee has known the owner for more than 20 years. She's not a team player and her poor performance frustrates others. What can I do?
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FIRSTLINE: Apr 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Some team members consistently resist the policy and procedural changes I make for our practice, but their peers get them on board with no problem. How can I change this?
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 01, 2008
Q When I ask my co-workers for help, they seem receptive but never follow through. What should I do?
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 01, 2008
She's a workaholic. He doesn't get the rules. She wants a steady, independent work environment, while he prefers lots of activity and public recognition. Here's a quick guide to the care and feeding of team members from different generations.
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FIRSTLINE: Mar 01, 2008
Everyone's bound to disagree sometimes, but it becomes everyone's problem when issues aren't resolved quickly, says Pam Weakley, a Firstline Editorial Advisory Board member and the practice manager at Dickman Road Veterinary Clinic in Battle Creek, Mich.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2007
Working at a practice is like growing up in a big family: no matter how huge the habitat, you're never alone. With such little personal space, conflicts can heat up fast. But a little effort can take the work out of working together well.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 01, 2007
Tantrums, crying, shouting—who can get any work done when your team is in a constant state of conflict? Emotional intelligence is your gateway to self-management. And when you manage yourself, you choose the path to a happier, more successful work life.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Ask Amy: I work with a serial gossiper
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Feel like you have a bright, shiny target tattooed on your forehead? Chances are, a bully singled you out for a reason. Here are eight profiles of common bully targets. Even if you can't dodge the attack, you'll understand better why you're the one dodging missiles.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Smith (not his real name) relates this true tale of a covert bully's attack on an unsuspecting team.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 01, 2007
You're no punching bag, so don't let anyone treat you like one. Use these bully-busting strategies to reclaim your practice.
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FIRSTLINE: Nov 01, 2006
By dvm360.com staff
Our department doesn't work as a team. Some team members are rude and disrespectful, and the work environment is so hostile I dread each day. Help!
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2005
When you're faced with a co-worker who's acting like a demon, these strategies will help.