Free Air Travel Tickets
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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Free Air Travel Tickets: Answer A
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.
Free Air Travel Tickets: Answer B
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.
Free Air Travel Tickets: Answer C
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.
Free Air Travel Tickets: Answer D
She should try to get the airline to write the ticket in her brother-in-law's name so that they can't be traced back to her.
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"Free Air Travel Tickets"
Online Ethics Center for Engineering
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Accessed: Thursday, December 12, 2013