ARTICLE: PDF OnlyRisk Taking A Supervisory ImperativeUmiker, William MDAuthor Information Adjunct Professor of Clinical Pathology Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Pennsylvania State University Hershey, Pennsylvania Health Care Supervisor: December 1997 - Volume 16 - Issue 2 - p 1-8 Buy Abstract Beset with job uncertainty and shifting responsibilities, today's health care supervisors are faced with frequent decisions that impact their careers and professional status. To stand pat and avoid change usually involve greater risk than taking chances and may result in job loss. To make bad decisions can also be detrimental. The goal of this article is to encourage one to accept accountability, to avoid the “victim complex,” and to make decisions more effectively. © Williams & Wilkins 1997. All Rights Reserved.