76. Avoid unnecessary steps and actions62
Below is a list of hints that will help you do a better job of
supervising, and make life a lot less complicated for management and
waste time by having to find and undo errors. Standardise processes and
notice the time you will save.
Don't blame your staff for the organisation's problems. Get to the
source of the matter. A health worker can't lead an effective seminar in primary
health care if management has not provided appropriate training, nor can a
surgical nurse do an optimal job if managers have provided gloves that don't
Don't be a martyr by carrying the weight of the workforce.
Allow for teamwork among staff, suppliers, regulating agencies,
and local communities. Incentives for team commitment go beyond salaries and
plaques. People are also driven by their pride in producing excellence.
Don't let learning stop. Encourage staff members to continually
heighten their levels of