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Subject:RE: Am I misunderstanding? From:"T. Word Smith" <techwordsmith -at- yahoo -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 12 Mar 2004 13:55:01 -0800 (PST)
No, it doesn't.
The credit for good documentation would still go to
you and the credit for good management would go to
management, for letting you do a good job.
However, bad management or micromanagement can cause a
tech writer to create crap, and thus the management is
responsible both for bad management and for bad
documentation. I might even go as far as to say, if
you meet the requirements of your boss, your work is
good, even if those requirements are foul. Please
don't burst my bubble on that score.
--- "Goldstein, Dan" <DGoldstein -at- DeusTech -dot- com> wrote:
> Personally, I try not to blame management for bad
> documentation, since I
> always credit *myself* for good documentation. It
> cuts both ways, right?
"Money makes the world go 'round is an incomplete statement; money is the fuel, and stupidity is the short bus that burns it." (Bill Swallow-02/04)
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