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Old 15th March 2006, 01:35 PM
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In Reply to Parent Post by bdetchevery

Suppose a company wants to set a goal such that:

My Questions:

1) To what extent do you believe the QA Mgr is responsible for ensuring that "higher-ups" complete their approvals.

2) More specifically, to what extent is the QA Mgr responsible for ensuring that his boss completes his/her approvals.

3) The QA Mgr attititude is such that he feels great responsibility for ensuring that those that report to him directly (or indirectly) but not for ensuring that those that are above him perform to their own expectations. In the end, will this attitude harm the QA Manager?..the company ?

I have my own thoughts on this scenario but am seeking others opinions before I commit to my idea. Any input is appreciated.


This sounds like these issues need to be discussed during Management Review Meetings, and documented as action items. In my opinion.

Last edited by Coury Ferguson; 19th May 2009 at 05:26 PM.

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