RE: Taking Minutes at Meetings

Subject: RE: Taking Minutes at Meetings
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2001 11:09:47 -0500

Well, if you take the minutes, you can focus on what is important to you and
your group. You can "spin" the minutes.

Is it demeaning? Well, can engineers write? Programmers? As well or as
efficiently as you? I can see the logic. Of course, I'd politely decline the
promotion <vbg>.


sean -at- quodata -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carol Anne T. Wall [SMTP:mmpc0014 -at- pclink -dot- com]
> We've just be instructed by management that we are to take minutes at the
> meetings at the meetings we attend. These meetings generally discuss
> business requirements and outstanding issues for the projects we work
> on. The meetings also cover items that do not go into the documentation
> we
> develop and frequently include task updates and assignments.
> We're feeling undervalued and demeaned by this change -- the first time
> this unit has ever taken minutes. Are we nuts to feel this way? Is it
> typical for tech writers to take minutes? Words of advice?


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