Re: Writing Corrective Actions for customers?

Subject: Re: Writing Corrective Actions for customers?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Ned Bedinger" <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>, "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 15:15:05 -0700

I wouldn't say I'm "stumped" or "unsympathetic" to
people having the sentiment based on their own
experience. Waving it as a red flag in someone
else's face in response to a request for suggestions
on how to prepare a particular kind of document
when you have no details about her situation and
haven't even asked her for any is another matter.

Since we're apparently summarizing life stories,
before moving into "high technology documentation,"
I spent 17 years as a design and test engineer in
the aerospace industry, where whole companies can
often be launched or have the rug pulled out from
under them based on a vote in Congress or a
change of tenant in the White House. If you want
to see a work environment riddled with political
gamesmanship, cronyism, backstabbing and
scapegoat-manuevering, there is no better place
to look.

But if I let my past career's experiences dictate
my view of my present ones it would have made it
impossible for me to ever take a risk on anything
new. I prefer not to think about where I'd be now
if I had always played it safe.

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ned Bedinger" <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>

> Michael, Gene, and you all report being stumped or unsympathetic to
> workplace sentiments such as mine.

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