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The A/C Blew Up the Earth Station

Rod Hine
11/29/2013  
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jmiller
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Re: Blame the guy at the bottom of the food chain.
jmiller   11/30/2013 2:52:41 PM
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I think one of the most important skills that we just do not teach very well is the design review before you build the darn thing.  A lot of times a few questions will keep a large mistake from happening and the world of acedemia just doesn't teach that well to our young engineers.

jmiller
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jmiller   11/30/2013 2:38:58 PM
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Interesting how the company assumes you won't do anything stupid like this. Working in management has taught me never to believe that someone won't do something stupid. Assuming someone knows better will result in disaster at some point. Managers need to make a point of saying, "show me." It's not an insult it's just making sure.

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Re: Blame the guy at the bottom of the food chain.
notarboca   11/30/2013 12:11:40 PM
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Yes, I would think there would have been some design review and QA before deployment

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Re: Blame the guy at the bottom of the food chain.
a.saji   11/30/2013 11:20:02 AM
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@jmiller: Yes and most of the time the employees get the blame for things which the company had no clue. I think in most cases even though its not implemented the company believes that the employees will not do it, which is wrong                                

jmiller
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Blame the guy at the bottom of the food chain.
jmiller   11/30/2013 9:11:21 AM
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Interesting it appears the low guy on the totem pole got canned. No mention of how the company didn't have policies in place to make sure this didn't happen.

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