Re: Tech Writers taking minutes

Subject: Re: Tech Writers taking minutes
From: Nora von Gerichten <wlg -at- pacificcoast -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 01:42:29 -0700


My TW involves dialoguing during meetings as strategy is critical for what I do. If I take notes, I cannot dialogue. Minute taking is not engaged by me. If my team is requested to take minutes, I will 1) bring an junior writer; or 2) break the contract. I am not a stenographer.

Nora

At 08:54 PM 29/06/02 -0400, you wrote:

I've taken a ton of minutes -- in some instances, my willingness to take minutes
was critical to keeping my contract position. I've seen tech writeres *blasted*
for doing a poor job of minute-taking. Corporate USA takes their meetings very
seriously, don'tchaknow.


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References:
Tech Writers taking minutes: From: Lorrie Staples
Re: Tech Writers taking minutes: From: Steve Arrants
Re: Tech Writers taking minutes: From: Janet Murphy

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