Originally Posted by redsmetz
Sometimes folks further up the chain can be short sighted. I had a colleague who worked in a company's traffic department across the river. He went over to White Castle for some lunch and ran into a sales rep for one of his trucking companies in line. The guy told him to let him pay pick up his lunch. When the rep submitted it with his expense report, he caught the dickens for taking a customer out to such a cheap place, even after he explained the turn of events.
I just wish folks further up the chain could just be more Machiavellian at times.
Sure, there's probably a proper way to do everything in life, but if it's not illegal and not harming anyone else, then does it really matter how things get accomplished?