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The Well-Balanced Leader: Interactive Learning Techniques to Help You Master the 9 Simple Behaviors of Outstanding Leadership by Ron Roberts

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CHAPTER 6FACE 5Doing the Right Thing versus Doing Whatever You Want

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Bob, director of food services in a large entertainment organization for almost 15 years, had the trust of the owners; he purchased millions of dollars of food annually. He ran such a tight ship that the two owners were able to take long, exotic vacations knowing Bob had everything under control. As the organization’s buyer, Bob made many purchases, and many suppliers offered him either a 5 percent volume discount or a free vacation package. Without asking the owners, Bob decided to take the free vacation package—for himself. He went on luxurious vacations for almost 10 years ...

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