All organizations are similar in some respects, and things like this happen at factories too. Drawing on a decade of managerial experience, I predict the investigation will yield the following responses.
5. No, I clearly remember Bob saying, “I’ll get the door.” 4. If you’d just let me hire more people… 3. Well, what I hate most is it turned out to be a false alarm. 2. But on the positive side, our response time has really improved.
And as a manager, I can guarantee the following response will be heard:
1. This never would’ve happened if you’d have let me buy the shorter truck.