Re: RoboHelp Baby...and Now the Rest of the Story
"Cathy MacDonald" <camacdonald -at- core -dot- com> wrote:
My new policy for dealing with these Cube Sloths: polite efficiency,
followed up by e-mail notes to the Slack King of Purchasing and cc:'d
to every director, VP, engineering team lead, and project manager in
the company, with the words "DEADLINE IS <INSERT DATE HERE>" in
Vindictive, me? Pshaw!
This does seem a little heavy handed. HOWEVER, there are those times,
and those people, for whom nothing else seems to work. Regretable,
Jason A. Czekalski
Here's my rationale for supporting Cathy's plan: If a company's management is broken so that it is too pusillanimous to fire incompetents, then it's up to the company's employees to find ways to motivate the incompetents to quit. Otherwise, the company will eventually fail and everyone will be out of a job. So any tactic that either increases the likelihood of management finding a spine or makes life at work less pleasant for the sloths who keep you from getting your job done is fair in my book. If it's legal, I say go for it--acknowledging there's always a risk that your name will show up on the next layoff list. But that could have happened anyway.
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