A peeve

Susan Jane Hogarth sjhogart at unity.ncsu.edu
Fri Aug 2 16:01:52 EST 1996

Patricia S. Bowne wrote:

> Someone who grabs thefloor in order to do dominance displays
> sin't going to win any respect, at least in the kind of
> committees I belong to. I would be very careful of developing
> that sort of habit just because it may seem more useful to you
> as a graduate student, because unless you intend to stay in
> the grad-school environment it may end up causing you trouble
> (or at least making you re-learn your style during adjustment
> to your first job -- and who needs that extra stress?)
> In my job, who's on top at meetings just doesn't matter very
> much. 

Thanks, Pat - you get my vote for "most sensible contribution to this
discussion yet"! Also, thanks for the reminder that what works in grad
school might not (=probably won't) work in "real life" ;-)


Susan Jane Hogarth

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