Gossiping in the office is a growing problem for many businesses. It’s not uncommon for employees to spread rumors not only about each other, but also about the patients you see regularly. This problem is more prevalent in dental practices where employees feel like they’re out of the loop. This is why it’s important to make sure the lines of communication are always open!
A lack of communication and accountability can result in backbiting and gossip among your employees. They might begin to turn on one another, especially if they think that the other employees do not have accountability. If comments and judgements about a staff member arise, your practice’s image can be damaged. Especially if this gossip occurs in front of your dental patients.
Below are a few ways to prevent gossip or get your staff back together after a conflict:
It’s important that your staff is able to work together to provide the best possible care for your patients. For more tips on creating a successful dental practice or if you have questions about dental transitions, buying a dental practice and acquisitions, please contact CTC Associates today, your dental practice transition consultants.