Re: Value Core?

Subject: Re: Value Core?
From: "Susan Patrick" <susan -dot- patrick -at- fti-ibis -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 08:51:00 -0500

Interesting question....

One ultimate core value for people working at my company is, "to help bring
criminals to justice". (We make computer products for law enforcement.) That
core value is one of the things I find satisfying about my job. However, I'd
say that there are some subsidiary core values that could apply to any tech

1. To keep the users of my company's products safe.
2. To help the users of my company's products get good results from their
3. To help my company stay in business, and therefore keep myself and my
coworkers employed.

Susan Patrick
Forensic Technology, Montreal

"Jim Shaeffer" <jims -at- spsi -dot- com> wrote in message news:133474 -at- techwr-l -dot- -dot- -dot-
> Quoting Howard Gardner:
> <Start Quote>
> What's the core thing that you're trying to do in your work life?
> To make sure that poor people get justice, to make sure that
> people get well or get educated, to design excellent and beautiful
> products? There is a value core to every profession.
> <End Quote>
> (See
> for the full article.)
> Are questions and comments about a "value core" applicable to
> technical writing? If so, how?
> Jim Shaeffer (jims -at- spsi -dot- com)

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