Policies allow you to set guidelines on how you want pretty much any part of your practice to operate. Without policies, your staff really have no direction.
How to set a policy.
First you need to analyze your practice to determine that the policy is truly the best thing for the practice. When you create a policy you should be consistent with the way you introduce the policy to staff. Meetings, emails, and memos etc are all acceptable. Pick whatever you are most comfortable with.
Be sure you tell them why the policy has been created. Be honest as that will help you with compliance. Include when the policy will take effect.
There is nothing more confusing for your team than being presented a policy that is not enforced. Especially for the team members who follow the policy when others are not.
The consequences of not enforcing policies:
How to enforce a policy:
Attendees of our Management 101 course will cover and practice setting policies that are specific to your practice and situation.
Want to ensure your office manager knows exactly what to do when setting and enforcing policies or anything else a manager needs to know? Send them to our next Management 101 course on one of dates we have scheduled for 2018.
We guarantee you won’t be disappointed. If you don’t see the value in sending your manager we will refund their registration fees. Contact Kodie today at (403) 984‑0114 or register online at https://dentalmanagementsecrets.com/management-101/
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