Re: Help needed for Damage Control - LONG

Subject: Re: Help needed for Damage Control - LONG
From: "Mitman, Rikki" <Rikki -dot- Mitman -at- COMPAQ -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 14:04:38 -0500

I think he was looking for helpful suggestions, not recrimination. I
also think he admitted quite clearly that he shares in the blame for
this situation.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: John Posada [SMTP:JOHN -dot- POSADA -at- EY -dot- COM]
>Sent: Thursday, August 21, 1997 1:15 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Re: Help needed for Damage Control - LONG
>
>[snip]
>
>
>Let's see...you agree that your stuff was weak. He described what he wanted
>to
>do and you "lapped it up". He showed you something done his way and "it was
>a
>nice piece of work"
>
>The, all of a sudden, you're complaining. Either you glossed over a whole
>chapter of the situation, or it appears that maybe you guys aren't blameless
>in
>this situation. Did you monitor what was happening, monitor schedules, have
>benchmarks, regular status meetings, draft reviews, etc.? What happened in
>the
>"weeks later". He worked FOR your organization. You have ultimate
>responsibility for the progress of the project.
>
>At the least, it seams that you've been somewhat weak on project management,
>and in the worst case, negligent in running the project. Look in the mirror
>and you may find some of the fault.
>

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