Supervisor/Subordinate Fairness

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about fair treatment:

If senior management gives take-home cars to the subordinates and does not give a take-home car to this subordinate’s direct supervisor, what are the unwritten rules that this violates when it comes to good management? I know this is not a legal matter, but I am trying to locate an article, etc, that will address the fallout from this type of decision making and how it can adversely affect the state of the organization. These cars are simply for traveling to work and back and to use for personal matters etc., not for work itself. The supervisor of the subordinate has to drive his own car, use his own gas, etc, while his subordinate uses the company car and gas card.

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