Monthly Archives: July 2005

It’s not about race . . .

It’s not about race . . .

Last week, I received a distressing call from someone who heard me speak at a national conference on toxic people in the workplace.
The story she related involved accountability, competency, abandonment, management, female relationships/expectations, policy, morale, confronting, emotion, death, and probably a lawsuit. And ethics.
In a nutshell, a nurse in a maternal unit was responsible for two patients. After telling a doctor that the unit was swamped and couldn’t handle an elective procedure that the doctor …

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