Essential to the success of every laboratory—including yours—is
a management culture of performance, effectiveness, teamwork,
and a "can-do" attitude. Yet too few laboratories enjoy
above-average performance from every manager on the team.
problem is simple to resolve when you understand the steps needed
to transform your management culture. We'll show you how to create
a culture where motivated, enthusiastic line and middle lab managers
achieve remarkable goals.
A weak management team is often the difference between a lab's
sustained success and a reputation of frequently missed targets.
To ensure your lab's continued success, join us for the upcoming
DARK REPORT audio conference on Tuesday, October 21, 2008. You'll
learn how to accurately assess the strengths and weaknesses of
your existing management structure. And get simple solutions to
help refocus your management talent into an energetic, effective
"Improving Lab Management Productivity: How To Evaluate Your
Team And Stimulate Increased Performance And Profitability"
will provide techniques to help you assess your existing line-up
of managers. Learn how to accurately identify your next superstar
achievers. Master the secrets of coming to terms with deficient,
weak, and underperforming managers—even if you've worked
alongside them for years. That could mean easing out non-performers
and those managers with poor attitudes who often drag down other
staffers and decrease performance.
get an easy, step-by-step plan that helps you fix the flaws in
your lab's management culture—thereby unlocking the enthusiasm
to achieve in both your managers and staff! Understand how poor
lines of authority, undertrained line and middle managers, and
a defective organizational culture can come together to create
an environment of underperformance and frustration. And finally,
you'll learn the techniques to fix these problems.
Our panel of experts will present tried-and-true tips, strategies
and ideas to help you shape your managers and their working culture
in new and exciting ways. These are techniques you can immediately
put to use in your laboratory. Best of all, you'll have the opportunity
to ask your own questions and get answers directly from some of
the most knowledgeable people in the industry.
This can't-miss session lets you gather your entire team together
to listen, learn and ask questions. Plan now to be with us on
October 21st for "Improving Lab Management Productivity:
How To Evaluate Your Team And Stimulate Increased Performance
And Profitability" and get the inside scoop on how you can
improve the working culture of your lab.
THE DARK REPORT AUDIO CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
TIME: 1 p.m. EDT; 12 p.m. CDT; 11 a.m. MDT; 10 a.m.
PLACE: Your telephone or speakerphone
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one low price—just $245—you and your entire
team can take part in this fast-paced, insightful audio conference.
Best of all, you’ll be able to connect personally with our
speakers when we open up the phone lines for live Q&A.
Here’s just some of what you’ll learn during this
insightful 90-minute conference:
to help managers spend time on your lab’s BIG objectives—and
not sweat the small stuff.
your culture so you keep top managers from going to other labs.
to create a working environment that encourages managers to
help in other areas of the lab.
managed care plans are covering and reimbursing for new molecular
tests, and why payers want your hospital lab to perform certain
in-house molecular assays.
steps to teach your managers better people-management skills.
basics that can eliminate bad habits and poor attitudes in your
to recognize and encourage superstars while carefully culling
unproductive and troublesome managers from the team.
Now!Or for more information, call
us toll-free at 800-560-6363.
Jeffery M. Smith
is Vice-President of Leadership Development for Slone Partners.
He consults with laboratories across the United States on ways
to enhance productivity and increase teamwork among the workforce.
Mr. Smith comes to Slone after almost five years of successful
HR and Operations experience at Carilion Clinic where he was in
charge of HR for the growing Carilion Labs company. Mr. Smith
previously oversaw the HR departments in the community hospitals
for Carilion as well as the HR Consulting group. His areas of
expertise in HR include: organizational development, organizational
change, succession planning, executive coaching, team-building,
leadership development and recruiting. Recently, Mr. Smith has
given speeches for G-2, War College and Kennedy Recruiting on
such topics as executive and leadership development, succession
planning, team-building, change management and strategic recruiting.
He will share best practices and solutions that he has seen in
is Chief Executive Officer of UniPath, LLC. She
has 35 years of progressive experience in the administration of
pathology. UniPath employs 25 pathologists and serves multiple
Denver metropolitan hospitals, surgicenters, and clinicians. In
addition, UniPath, LLC operates an independent laboratory, including
a centralized facility and multiple satellites in associated hospitals.
As CEO of UniPath, Mr. Hughey has implemented business development
initiatives in cytology, histology, immunohistochemistry, flow
cytometry and molecular pathology. Throughout her tenure at UniPath,
she has grown its market with a focused commitment to aligning
professional and technical resources with long-term strategic
goals. Ms. Hughey accepts periodic consulting engagements with
other pathology groups and hospitals and is a sought-after speaker
at many national pathology conferences. Previously, she held positions
within other pathology practice groups, hospital clinical laboratories
and a national anatomic pathology laboratory.