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Subject:Re: Update on Trouble Working with SME From:Lucille Lattanzi <llattan -at- ESTEE -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 2 Dec 1996 12:46:44 -0800
Melinda wrote about a difficult working situation - - being at odds with
a technical manager whose input you must have. Here are 2 things to
consider: either this particular manager is uneasy about working with
tech. writers generally ( due to some unfortunate past incident) or
there are other pressures on him/her that make your request the last
straw. A little political networking might get you some insights on the
I have encountered software/ programming managers in software companies
who acted similarly - either due to a bent toward control-freak behavior
or due to a run-in with a prima donna-type technical writer.
Good luck !