Re: the wrong type of work (was: TechCom skills competency grid or matrix)

Subject: Re: the wrong type of work (was: TechCom skills competency grid or matrix)
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 13:22:35 -0800

2011/1/25 Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>:
> Are we talking about "the wrong type of work" as in a company wants
> writers to produce a certain type of documentation that won't serve
> the needs of users the way the company thinks it will, or as in a
> company wants its writers to produce documentation that makes false
> claims and/or fails to inform users of potential dangers in using the
> product?

I meant the first interpretation: the idea of climbing up the ladder
only to find it leaning against the wrong building.

There's a difference between trial-and-error and perpetuating badness.

The second interpretation could be construed as criminal.

-Tony
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References:
the wrong type of work (was: TechCom skills competency grid or matrix): From: Milan Davidović
Re: the wrong type of work (was: TechCom skills competency grid or matrix): From: Gene Kim-Eng

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