Marc has been a valued consultant over the years. The Practice Management series uses his experience and “no-nonsense” approach to accounting firm management issues. If you are a constant learner about the profession as we like to be, the series is a requirement.
Larry G. Autrey Managing Partner, Whitley Penn Ft. Worth, TX
Effective Partner Relations and Communication
Firms can have great clients, smart partners and staff and efficient systems, but if the partners don’t work together as a team and are unable to resolve their conflicts they will fall far short of their potential. Jointly written by Marc Rosenberg and Dr. Ellen Rosenberg, a clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience in private practice, this monograph chronicles their experiences working together on CPA firm projects involving partner relations and communication issues.
- The causes of difficulties among partners
- Groundwork for forming partner relationships
- Partner collegiality vs. accountability
- How to be a good partner to your partners
- Choosing the right partner from the outset
- When it is best for partners to stay together and when it is best to part
- Communication: What it means, why it’s important
- How to have effective partner meetings
- What partners should talk to each other about
- Health and psychological issues
- Why partner conflict is good and how to resolve it
- Partner relations issues for women and for men