Making Appropriate Electronic Publishing Decisions

Personnel Models




Single Specialist


Advantages: Consistency, coherence, focus, middling expense, likely enthusiasm & "weekend work"
Disadvantages: All eggs in one basket, idiosyncracy of structure, SS can be bought/enticed away, tunnel vision, ego-bound




Little from Everyone


Advantages: Less expensive (using "excess time"), higher stability (more baskets)
Disadvantages: Herding cats, consistency of structure, weak links, non-coherent presentation, internal pettinesses




Specialized Staff, Outsourcing


Advantages: Professionalism, consistency & repeatability, coherent expansion route
Disadvantages: Expensive, possibly less direct control, knowledge required to manage




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