RE: manager credibility

Subject: RE: manager credibility
From: "John Posada" <JPosada -at- isogon -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 11:21:09 -0500

>> This is 2004, and a highly competitive global economy.
>> Managerial "techniques" based on the premise that
>> "you have to do what I tell you to do because I'm the
>> mommy" are as obsolete as "my way or the highway."

>Would that it were so. However, both these
>"techniques" are very much alive and well. The former
>will always be with us because there will never be a
>shortage of bad managers. Sturgeon's Law applies in

Or bad workers. We've all worked with people who, regardless of how
understanding and qualified the manager was, the worker simply insisted
on do it their way. Sometimes, the only way to deal with them is a
virtual 2X4

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
Isogon Corporation
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