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Sophia and Rosalind have
been good friends for the past 10 years. They work in the same small
company, the Worldwide Travel Agency. Sophia is the agency manager.
Rosalind is the accountant and is very grateful to Sophia because Sophia
got her the job.
Not long ago, Sophia confided
in Rosalind that she was having financial difficulties because of the
many hospital and medical bills related to her husband's illness.
As the company accountant,
Rosalind has notices a steady decline in the company's profits over
the past year. She estimates that about $20,000.00 is missing After
her own investigation, she has come to the conclusion that Sophia has
been stealing money fROm the company.
Rosalind must consider many
points before deciding what to do. One of them is the fact that she
is next in line for Rosalind's position. Another fact is that Sophia
is one of her best friends.
1. What would you do in this
2. Do you think Rosalind
should confront Sophia? Why? Why not?
3. In your opinion, what
should Rosalind do if the president of the company suspects her of taking
4. What is you definition
of true friendship? Give some other examples of how friendship can conflict
with the workplace.
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