OBSERVER: Mr. R._______, we have discussed briefly this organization and the way it operated. Will you now please tell me what you do.
EXECUTIVE: What I do?
EXECUTIVE: That’s not easy.
OBSERVER: Go ahead, anyway.
EXECUTIVE: As president, I am naturally responsible for many things.
OBSERVER: Yes, I realize that. But just what do you do?
EXECUTIVE: Well, I must see that things go all right.
OBSERVER: Can you give me an example?
EXECUTIVE: I must see that our financial position is sound.
OBSERVER: But just what do you do about it?
EXECUTIVE: Now, that is hard to say.
OBSERVER: Let’s take another tack. What did you do yesterday?
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