Re: more #$ -at- %#^&$# secretary stuff...

Subject: Re: more #$ -at- %#^&$# secretary stuff...
From: Marilynne Smith <marilyns -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 13 May 1998 10:22:46 -0700

I would do this the same as with making coffee. If everyone does it, so do I.


At 8:00 AM -0500 5/13/98, Tracy Boyington wrote:
>I've noticed a lot of responses on this thread refer to taking notes as
>the secretary's job. How many of you have secretaries that actually
>attend your project meetings and take notes? We don't -- someone on the
>team generally volunteers to take notes, and because our product is
>*the* product, not something that accompanies the "real" product ;-), it
>doesn't turn into a writer vs engineer thing. Or is it a contractor vs
>non-contractor thing? (I won't use "captive," because I'm not captive --
>I could walk out the door tomorrow as easily as if I were a contractor.)
>Either way, I think being the designated note taker is neither always
>good nor always bad. It depends on the way the group works. Around here,
>it's not considered a secretarial function (although copying is another
>Tracy Boyington mailto:tracy_boyington -at- okvotech -dot- org
>Oklahoma Dept. of Vocational & Technical Education
>Stillwater, OK, USA

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Marilynne Smith marilyns -at- qualcomm -dot- com
Sr. Technical Writer (619) 651-6664
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