Chapter 14

Meeting with Chairman Stewart to Prep for Pilot Reviews

“What did you think of my Commander’s Intent e-mail?” started the meeting with Chairman Stewart to preview Friday’s first cost review meeting.

“I think it will certainly get everyone’s attention. I’m sure there will be a lot of watching and thinking going on at the start of this process. People will be trying to determine how serious you are about this effort.”

“I’m sure they will be, so let’s take that into consideration as we plan for Friday’s meeting with Maintenance and Marketing. How do the numbers look?”

“Here are the numbers for Marketing,” I said as I turned my laptop so that he could see the following matrix.

Marketing dept

Prior month

Current month

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