Letâ€™s analyze the following situation. You have access to the sales and customer information in a flower shop. You discover that the boyfriend of a woman you know is sending roses to three other women on a regular basis. The woman you know is on the flower list, but she believes that sheâ€™s the only woman in his romantic life. You really think you should tell the woman. Your dilemma is that you have a professional responsibility to keep the companyâ€™s information private. However, you also believe that you have a responsibility to the woman. Do you tell her?
Are there factors that would change your decision?