|From:||Barry Rittman <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
I have looked at the recent email re lab manager and have a few
1. In a small lab the lab manager often has to also participate in
being carried out. This demostrates that they are a supervisor who is
to participate when needed.
2. The lab manager should be able to take over any tasks that are
in his/her lab. In some situations an individual with little or no
histology may be placed in charge of a histopathology lab. Can't say
agree with this as it is bound to cause some friction and resentment
3. It is difficult being friends with the people you supervise. The
things are mutual respect and equitable treatment of all employees.
4. In some cases, because of lack of respect or appreciation for the
importance of the job by upper administration, some managers may not
themselves and their job to the extent that they should. Self respect
appreciation of the importance of histotechnology is a critical factor
work. I also feel that upper administration sometimes needs to be
about what histotechnology is an what it accomplishes (apart from the
In some instances the histotechs being supervised may not appreciate the
of paperwork and regulations that are a necessary part of the managers
the limits to their powers. This is relatively easily remedied by
person to help at least once with some managerial task. It is true this
time but it may circumvent friction in the future.
Managers, be proud of the job you do and give and get respect for this
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