Management for Productivity
Ron Jones, VP of a large construction firm, receives in the mail, a large envelope marked personal & confidential. It contains a competitors cost data for a project that both firms will be bidding on shortly. The data is accompanied by a note from one of Rons subordinates saying: This is the real thing!. Ron knows that the data could be a major advantage to his firm preparing a bid than can win the contract. What should he do? Source: Management for Productivity, by John R. Schermerhorn, Jr. Working alone, make the requested decision (you are Ron). Think carefully about your justification for the decision. Three hundred word minimum. Please cite your references using APA style.