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Subject:RE: Drafts Back in Time From:Gordon Mclean <gordon -dot- mclean -at- mclarenkvisia -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 29 May 2003 14:24:02 +0100
I was gonna suggest this approach too but then we come back to the "who is
responsible" discussion which, frankly, I can do without in my inbox...
However I HAVE used this in the past and it does seem to work - the
management buy in and understanding is crucial though.
Rick Bishop wrote:
Amber: Thanks for a good laugh this morning. Ain't it the troot! I didn't
have anything anyone wanted to see, so we finally solved this problem by
setting a deadline for responses. No response received, the doc goes out as
is. Approval is understood to be automatically granted at the deadline. I
send out an email to the editing party reminding them of the deadline at
least 24 hours before. No response and your input is moot. Of course, you
will have to get your manager to go along with this scheme and the SMEs'
managers will have to notify them of the policy change. It takes a couple of
instances of things that should have been caught but weren't to make the
no-response crowd take it seriously.
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