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Re: Cross-Training vs. Specialization

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>Those of us with not so many grey hairs favor the "cross-training" 
>approach, wherein every member of the team seeks to become as adept as 
>possible in every phase of the work.
Good idea. Keeps people from confusing 15 years' experience with one year 
repeated 15 times. OTOH, you want to make sure you don't end up with a 
bunch of 'generalists' who know nothing about everything--just as bad as 
'specialists' who know everything about nothing. 

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