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Gifts from Employees

You know that you typically never give employees gifts; however, one of your employees is constantly giving you gifts for holidays, birthdays, and boss's day. If you know that exchanging gifts is not encouraged at your company, would you accept these gifts? Explain in detail.

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The first point is that you know that you never give gifts to employees. Normally, if the gift is of negligible value it may be accepted. It helps build relationship. I would appreciate the thoughtfulness of the employee in giving me the gift. Gifts which are valuable should be declined. They create a bias in employment relationship.
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The answer to this problem explains the dilemma of receiving employee gifts. The references related to the answer are also included.