Chapter 1

You Be the Supervisor

“Well, if you’re so smart, why don’t you be the supervisor?”

That’s how this all started four months before. Rocky blurted it out. Now I was wondering why on earth I’d said OK.

All I’d done was make a suggestion to him about the way he’d assigned the work to our team. The way he’d done it, Sylvie was going to be waiting around for Giles to finish his work, and I suggested that I help Giles finish up his task and then go back to my work. Otherwise, I figured, we weren’t going to get that order out on time.

Impulsively, I said, “Sure.” I didn’t have a clue what I was getting into!

Four months later, our department is slowing down the company’s shipments. I’d just learned that the third important shipment this ...

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