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Subject: Re: Cutting corners?
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Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2002 19:08:59 GMT
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Organization: AT&T Worldnet
This guy seems to be a uk agent in Greece or Yugoslavia.
I think he is doing this for kicks (cheap thrills).
He seems to be posting such innocent looking pieces frequently.
"John Jardine" wrote in message
> it wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> > Hello everyone,
> > I read the posted salary survey and it indicates that only the good
> > engineers are rewarded by getting promoted to management thus getting a
> > higher salary. If the incentive for good work is money through
> > than I am wondering perhaps there is another route for engineers to
> > \
> > - It seems to me in order to become a Design engineering manager you
> > get a PhD nowadays, much harder than getting an MBA and becoming
> > finance manager, so why not cut corners to better income ?
> > (design is not so great anyway when you hit deadlines or lose track of
> > current stuff)
> > - Can some of the pros let me in what becomes most important with
> > experience, age and family ( right now I love design puzzles, being
> > smart people and doing teamwork but I suppose as I mature my views on
> > are going to change?)
> > Hope for advice
> (I'm sure I've seen this post [in other guise] twice before)
> It is *not* a 'promotion' to move to management. It is just another job
> pays more money for doing less.
> From a companies POV it would be a stupid waste of talent if good
> have to take the management path in order to get more cash.
> (Notice I say 'good' engineers).
> What gets me is a smug management perception that engineers 'lack' some
> certain vital qualities (to be divined only by the management themselves)
> sufficient that skilled people can only be allowed to sit on a 'lower'
> of the pecking order.
> The management class will at all times, fight tooth and nail to maintain
> this status quo.
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