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Subject:Re: Degrees and what I've missed From:Ray Bruman x2325 <rbruman -at- TURING -dot- RAYNET -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 14 Jun 1994 13:01:49 PDT
Doug Engstrom writes: Would you really want to see your
> whole livelihood, as well as the businesses of your customers and
> suppliers, come unraveled because the Marketing VP suddenly decided to
> retire or change jobs or spend more time golfing?
.... or would you prefer the real world, where it's much more likely that
your whole livelihood, as well as the businesses of your customers and
suppliers, will come unraveled because the Marketing VP did NOT decide to
retire or change jobs or spend more time golfing?
This is more than a joke. I met a guy who lost his entire business making
color-correction equipment for the movie industry when some Marketing VP
held up two filters to the light (visually identical) and told the lowly
technician "go ahead and ship it with these that we have on hand." By
the time they figured out what had happened, Chapter 11 was over.
Ray Bruman Cogito, ergo remunerantur.
rbruman -at- raynet -dot- com I think, therefore I am paid.