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Diane Boos wrote:
> Now my problem: Its's twofold. (1) The deadline is Thursday. (2) That
> TOC is
> not acceptable. It appears the Manager wants is someone that will
> those docs without access to the key players. I do have very limited
> to the Manager. He does know most of the relevant information because
> involved with the CEO/CIO, etc.
> My impulse is to run anywhere fast. There is no way I can see those 2
> will be done by Thursday. In addition, since I'm totally unfamiliar
> with the
> company and industry trying to produce a business and technology plan
> vastly different from advising another Consultant, who is an expert
> in the
> industry, to produce better documents.
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