The idea of a non-voting seat for a non C-level employee is something that
I could support.
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at Cochrane Collaboration
On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 6:10 PM, Vi to <vituzzu.w...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2016-02-25 23:34 GMT+01:00 Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com>:
> > I stopped responding to other emails because the significance of this
> > moment is so large, that we have now we didn't have since the
> > beginnings of Wikipedia.
> > We've got the chance to rebuild the movement.
> I was about to write something like this, lots of ideas are arising but I
> fear most of will be lost in confusion.
> > You proved to be capable. Last couple of weeks I read many insightful
> > emails from you, WMF employees -- some of them I didn't know at all. I
> > heard thoughts I've never heard before on this list. They've been born
> > in pain and you mustn't lose them.
> > Now you have the opportunity to lead *the* change. You are not anymore
> > just the most organized part of the movement, you've just articulated
> > yourself as capable to make the change you want to.
> Working at WMF implies two kind of expectations: ...money! (Job -> salary,
> simply!) but also a lot of moral/ethical expectations. What went wrong with
> a stricter management were those expectations being frustrated. There's a
> certain turnover between the volunteers and the paid staff, which should
> never be forgot.
> In a future board composition I think a seat (maybe non voting) for
> employees could avoid (or at least warn against) catastrophic failures in
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