Re: Zen and the Art of Flying Saucer Maintenance
Sun, 13 Jul 1997 19:21:41 -0400 (EDT)

In a message dated 97-07-13 12:55:53 EDT, you write:

<< There is no politics in
> >engineering. >>

Wait just one minute here . . .

I see it all the time. Especially from the vice presidents of engineering
during my meetings with them. Right now there's one guy that can't get
ozonation out of his head and look at heat processing as an alternative for a
pharmaceutical grade water system. He's cost the company about $750,000 (so
far). I worked for another company that wasted $80 million on an aseptic
packaging system because of engineering politics. Man, it's all over the

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