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On 3/25/06, Dick Margulis <margulisd -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:
> If you've spent any time in large companies, you've probably encountered
> the project manager's dilemma of having headcount dictated by corporate
> management on a quarter-by-quarter basis with zero regard for the actual
> number of people needed to complete the project on time. Those top-down
> demands are based on the rule-of-thumb ratios coming from Wall Street,
> not on any internal logic.
The word "internal" can be removed from the last sentence to make the
statement even truer and more pertinent.
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