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Explain how you would handle this situation if you were Charles Renfold. If I were Charles Renfold, smoking would be restricted in the workplace areas. He should take in to concern that secondhand smoke is hazardous to your health. Smoking in the workplace has always been an issue. Alice and Frank were always considerate when Darlene came into the file room by not smoking and opening the windows. However, you still have the smell of old smoke. Smoking should not be permitted in the work areas; it is a voluntary, unnecessary behavior that can negatively affect the health of others in the vicinity. It has been suggested that smoking related disease kills one half of all long term smokers but these diseases may also be contracted by non-smokers. That puts non-smokers at risk for developing respiratory problems. Pulmonary diseases may also be contracted by non-smokers just as easily as in smokers. The company has followed all the laws that are set by the state and the state has no reference to the smell of old smoke. Redwood Associates do not desire a smoke–free workplace. They should have a designated area for smokers. Whether you are a participant or bystander, no person should have the right to inflict harm on another. The designated place for smoking allows those that choose to ingest nicotine to do so without inflicting the effects of their decision on those who do not. Darlene’s Attitude was very unruly and disorderly towards her supervisor. She should have been professional and not dictating what she was going to do and not do. She is in a business setting and is there to do a job. Her attitude is unacceptable. Charles Renford was trying to figure out what to do but he was only thinking about productivity and morale. He should have reacted differently also, maybe by offering a solution to the problem and being more concerned about the…...

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