Re: Trouble in the Lab
... it all boils down to what I usually tell our lab guest (with a smile, of
"Either you work the way we tell you to ... or you work elsewhere."
Surprisingly enough, this has always worked so far.
Have a nice weekend!
Institute of Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland
----- Original Message -----
From: "Walzer Susan"
Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 2:48 PM
Subject: RE: Trouble in the Lab
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MTitford@aol.com [mailto:MTitford@aol.com]
> Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 8:37 AM
> To: Histonet@pathology.swmed.edu
> Subject: Trouble in the Lab
> Anila in the United Kingdom complains about a barrister (Lawyer to our
> American friends) in the lab:
> Over the years I have had problem people passing through my lab at this
> teaching hospital and have adopted the following formula!!. Tell them:
> 1) Its your lab, you are in charge of it.
> 2) Visiting researchers/residents are to follow the lab procedures.
> 3) You can help them with their research only if the lab procedures are
> 4) If they don't follow your procedures they cannot work there.
> 6) Do not defend anything you do in your lab to them.
> 7) Ask them if they have understood what you have told them.
> If they say "yes", it should cure the problem. If they say "No" you had
> better send them to the Chairman/professor for a lttle chat. The boss will
> back you up because bosses understand the need for consistancy in lab
> procedures and research.
> Hope this helps
> Mike Titford
> USA Pathology
> Mobile AL USA
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