Industrial Engineer Engineering and Management Solutions at Work

March 2013    |    Volume: 45    |    Number: 3

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Management by Paul Engle

Industrial Engineer's monthly column about engineering management (March 2013) 

How are we doing?

A man lands a hot air balloon in a cornfield. He asks a passer-by, "Where am I?" "In a hot air balloon in a cornfield," the passer-by replies. The balloonist says, "You’re an accountant, aren’t you?" "How did you know that?" asks the passer-by. "Because what you just told me was absolutely correct but totally useless," replies the balloonist.


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