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Steven R. Smith

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Steven R. Smith, R.PH, M.S., was raised in Nelson, a small Wisconsin town near the Mississippi River. He attended high school in Alma, Wisconsin, graduated in 1961 in a class of only 37, and went on to earn a B.S. in pharmacy and an M.S. in pharmacy administration, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Smith started his career in 1968 as a marketing research analyst at the Upjohn Company in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and then held positions as market analyst, product manager and new products manager at Ross Laboratories and Abbott Laboratories.

Smith held his first managerial position in 1978, when he was hired to establish a marketing research department at American Critical Care, a small cardiovascular drug company in the Chicago area.
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My last blog explained why a manager’s most important duty is to hire good people. Without the right people in the right positions, your department will always be mediocre-- no matter what else you do.

Today we’ll discuss the hidden reason for turnover, and the greatest threat against retaining good people in any organization. The reason is poor management!

Turnover is a symptom of poor managemen... Read more of this blog post »
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