Dear editor.Dear Editor:
I just wanted to send a note of appreciation. I have read several of Joe Flower's Next! columns in The Physician Executive and have found them to be useful and provocative. I especially appreciate the larger (i.e., beyond the latest business speak) perspective he brings to his--and consequently, our--thinking. Thank you for Joe's thoughtful and provoking articles.
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As one of the original contributors to ACPE's curriculum for physician executives (way back when it was AAMD AAMD Association of Art Museum Directors
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I, for one, would caution ACPE's members to think carefully whether or not their interactions every day with family members, co-workers, and employees are, in fact, well served by following "negotiating gambits," whose roots are steeped in the experiences of international hostage dynamics. Game-playing of the kind implied and suggested directly by Dawson as the keys to becoming a successful power negotiator will only serve to reinforce win-lose attitudes and behaviors. They cannot help to heal a badly diseased profession.
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