Re: Secretary Proofing Manuals?

Subject: Re: Secretary Proofing Manuals?
From: "Tracy Boyington" <tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 15:16:10 -0500

What, exactly, is her role... what is she checking for? When you say she will have "control" over the manuals, do you mean she will suggest or mandate changes? Or is she checking for consistency with an already-agreed-upon style (and if so, it seems entirely appropriate for her to be part of your style meetings)?

Tracy Boyington tracy_boyington -at- okcareertech -dot- org
Oklahoma Department of Career & Technology Education
Stillwater, OK

>>> <TDean -at- envirosys -dot- com> 10/24/01 03:00PM >>>

I am very upset and insulted because the "uppers" insist on the executive
assistant proofing all of our manuals before they go out to our customers.
In fact, we have to start including her in our style meetings as well. Am I
just being egotistical? Does anyone else have a similar scenario?

The executive assistant doesn't have any control over the software so why
should she have any control over the manuals? They are products just as

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