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Subject:Re: FWD: Team Leading From:"Marc A. Santacroce" <epubs -at- ricochet -dot- net> To:anonfwd -at- raycomm -dot- com, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Tue, 14 Mar 2000 09:43:25 -0800
The situation of working with or supervising another person who was
also in contention for you management position is difficult. No too
long ago I was selected from outside the company for a doc management
position when there was another person, already in the company, who
was also qualified. I asked the interviewers, and the individual, why
this person was not being considered, and they all told me that she
did not want the job.
I took the position, the 'other' person was a constant source of
conflict, almost from the beginning.
In retrospect, it would have been better to have found her another
suitable position in the company, not under my supervision.
Also, another member of the team was in the running for my position.
She's been fine since the result was announced, but I know she's a bit
disappointed. I'm not quite sure how to handle relations with this
colleague, and feel a bit awkward around her. Especially as the other
team members know that we were in competition for the role.
Marc A. Santacroce
Senior Technical Writer,
I love it here;
..there's no where I'd rather be,
.....there's nothing I'd rather be doing,
........and no one I'd rather be doing it with.