Dean, I suspect we may agree more than we disagree.   

One area of disagreement is that you feel the "loyalty" state has changed.  I 
don't.  I feel it is never been more than a mirage, a propaganda piece, an idea 
for the press and the public.  

The IBM lifetime employment mirage was always based upon an ever-expanding work 
force - a ponzi scheme of employees if you will.  Outside of IBM and government 
though the idea of permanent employment was never a fact.  The post-WWII boom 
made it seem real but it never was in any places I ever saw.


In <ef663f00.36edd417@aol.com>, on 03/15/99 
   at 10:46 PM, DAsmussen@aol.com said:


>I envy you, Booth.  I hope that you never have to find out why our
>industry is in its' present "loyalty" state...

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