Free Air Travel Tickets

Lockheed Martin GrayMatters Mini-Case 99
Question:

The company sends an employee to a computer conference that is attended by over 2,000 persons. Conference attendees are invited to participate in a drawing for several door prizes. Your company employee wins two round-trip airline tickets to any destination in the United States. What should the employee do with the tickets?

 

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posted on 08/01/2009
Answers
  • Since it is obvious they are worth more than the $20 gift acceptance limitation in the company code of ethics, they should not be accepted.
    8 years and 8 months ago, by Andrew Roksandic
  • Since the employee was traveling on company business, she should turn the tickets in to the travel office so that the company can use them for business travel.
    8 years and 8 months ago, by Andrew Roksandic
  • Since the conference was attended by a number of companies with all attendees having an equal chance to win, use the tickets to take her spouse to Hawaii on vacation.
    8 years and 8 months ago, by Andrew Roksandic
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