Re: New Employee Problems with Management

Subject: Re: New Employee Problems with Management
From: Patgmason <patgmason -at- AOL -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 1997 13:59:35 -0400

Agree with Carolyn Grismore, lots of wisdom there.
It's not about who's right, it's about who's in charge. If this guy is in
charge or has the higherup convinced he's good, pack your bags. The eight or
however many fellow writers who agree with you chapter and verse (unless they
are unusually courageous) will all clam up and settle for keeping their jobs
if it comes to open conflict. And you will be bravely out on your righteous
limb while this jerk yells 'Timber'.

Just don't let yourself be misled into thinking everyone in the place is on
your side. Often sympathetic responses will come from higher level managers
who have no intention of taking your side or giving support. It's called
'telling them what they want to hear' and unfortunately it is the dominant
management technique in small businesses.

patgmason -at- aol -dot- com

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