RE: Handling the anti-team situation?

Subject: RE: Handling the anti-team situation?
From: "Jane Carnall" <jane -dot- carnall -at- digitalbridges -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2001 15:05:20 +0100

>I must disagree with Geoff's conclusions. I have learned that when a
>manager demands personnel, they are empire building. It is not so
>much as about teams as it is about control.

I think you're probably right. But I think Geoff's *tactics* are right.
There may well be a power struggle going on, but power struggles at that
level are not good things to smash up against. The writing department might
even win, get their writer back, but lose real contact with the developers.
Having the technical writer in with the development group <stitch: Where Do
We Belong?> but with free contact with the technical writing group, sounds
like the best possible solution.

Jane Carnall
Technical Writer, Digital Bridges, Scotland
Unless stated otherwise, these opinions are mine, and mine alone.


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