|The problem||Aspect||How anti- normative|
|Tempted top management away from other companies to satisfy its own needs||Ethical||Self-seeking rather than self-giving|
|Rate of change too great for employees to cope.||Formative||Bifurcation with the past|
|Underlying motivation was to beat Microsoft||Pistic||A vision that was both unrealistic and unworthy|
|Personality clashes||Social, with pistic overtones||Allowing enmities to develop|
|Employee dissatisfaction||Sensory-psychic||Feeling of dissatisfaction|
|Millions rather than billions||Quantitative||-|
|Should have hired appropriate employees||Juridical||Inappropriateness|
|Released products not sufficiently tested||Formative||The formative process had not been completed|
|Had not developed adequate testing procedures||Formative||Testing is a vital part of many formative processes|
|Product was not up to expected standards||Aesthetic, Juridical||Expectations, What was due|
|Unreliable products that could not trust||Pistic result||Lack of trust|
|Felt need to keep up with the competition (especially in terms of frequent software releases)||Pistic||Saw themselves as essentially competitors. What they 'sold themselves' to was competing with Microsoft|
|Did not have the sufficient resources for such a rapid rate and range of software development (the number of releases they felt forced to make)||Economic||Not recognising, and skilfully adjusting to, the limitations of their resources.|
|Lost their focus||Pistic||Vision was lost|
|Could have made themselves more secure by diversifying (had a limited product range) [I include this though I disagree with it]||Aesthetic||Lacked a rich diversity|
|Over reliance on one product||Pistic||Too great reliance on non-divine|
This page is part of a collection that discusses application of Herman Dooyeweerd's ideas, within The Dooyeweerd Pages, which explain, explore and discuss Dooyeweerd's interesting philosophy. Email questions or comments would be welcome.
Written on the Amiga and Protext.
Compiled by (c) 2002 Andrew Basden. You may use this material subject to conditions.
Created: 23 May 2002. Last updated: 7 September 2013 rid unet, new .nav, .end.