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Rema Remulta
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Joined: Apr 03, 2002
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Hi everyone,
Just wanna hear your inputs or ideas regarding to my problem. This is actually a management issue but i guess there are many of you can provide me some enlightenment or suggestion.
I am a member of the management team in our organization that composes of four people: operation,development,maintenance and sales/marketing and we all communicate to our general manager who is living far and just visit us quarterly. I am in the development and all the time i work as project manager when there is new project to develop.To make this shorter, i'm doing my role in the management and at the same time i'm leading a team of developers. Could this be a healthy idea? Should i be just focus on the development team doing project management? And just have one person to be responsible in the administration?
Any ideas?
John Smith
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Joined: Oct 08, 2001
Posts: 2937
This is a topic for the Process: UP, RUP, DRUP, XP, etc. forum. I am sure you will get responses here in MD, too, but it's unlikely that they will be meaningful.
Michael Ernest
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Joined: Oct 25, 2000
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I agree. Let's move this to a more appropriate forum.

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Lasse Koskela

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
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I'm afraid you're the one who has to make the judgement. Of course it would be easier for you (and the other) if someone else would take care of one of the tasks while you're concentrating on the other. However, the extra person costs $$$... As I said, you'll have to decide whether the benefits overcome the costs.

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Ilja Preuss

Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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Do you feel that you can live up to the expectations of both roles? Do you face any conflicts between the roles?

The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny - it is the light that guides your way. - Heraclitus
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