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This is too unorganised. Why are they free to plan their weeks work if you don't trust them? You should have a report template at minimum if not a job tracking system. Then everyone knows what is expected in terms of reports and evaluation is easy. You're expecting them to become experts at writing reports and yourself at deciphering them. This is messy. ...


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Instead of quitting, reduce your output to that of one dedicated and motivated person. If your employer cannot provide the resources to meet this client's demands, then your employer cannot afford this client. It is not your responsibility to stretch yourself to fill this gap. You owe your employer the work of one person, maybe 1.2 person during ...


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I am a fellow Brazilian and I was in your shoes in some moments in my career: I was the only developer working for a big project or customer and if I left the company I would be "harming" the project (more on that later). Due to that, I postponed changing jobs when it would be good for me, to not let anyone uncovered. This happened mostly 15 years ago (I ...


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If I was your boss, and I wanted to keep this project, I would put someone else on it with you. This should serve three purposes: at times, you and the other person will be pairing and learning together. Because you have to talk it through and communicate, the learning should go faster. You'll have some emotional support while you try to cope with the chaos....


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As a manager, your job is to evaluate risk. So in this situation it is your risk to move forward before some work is done. Your IT department tells you work is necessary, your vendor says it's OK. You want this project done. You and all other actors work in own interests, and it is your job to make the judgement based on information you have. We can't make ...


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While following your managers suggestion and simply halting all work on the project does sound like a reasonable option, in your situation I would seek to formally extricate myself from the project. This could lead to the project being formally shut down, or potentially revive it, but without your involvement. Do this with a straightforward email that ...


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it's supposed to be supervised by people from a different team. Pass the issue to these people, it's their responsibility, not yours. If they tell you to keep contacting, ask them to contact the third party direct as you have had no answer. They're not your manager, they can't order you without going through your manager.


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How should I handle this? I asked my manager for an advice and he recommended to just stop doing it and stop reminding people about that. You already did the right move here and asked your manager, and you got an answer. I'd feel uncomfortable to just stop working on the project without notifying anyone You already notified your manager, and also asked ...


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