is this unethical?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobbygedd, Apr 20, 2006.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Posts: 10,178

    let's just say, that you knew someone personally, who is in charge of arranging maint + other services for other businesses. i guess this would be a "property manager?" anyhow, this person gives you the inside scoop of a cieling bid that he can ok. he also has the athority to sign on the spot, if your bid falls within these guidelines and he feels you are the one for the job. would it be unethical, to bid at the highest they will accept, and give him a "thank you" of cash, for accepting your bid?
     
  2. TURF DOCTOR

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    Sounds typical for america.
     
  3. Splicer

    Splicer LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 992

    Been watching 'Sopranos' again havent you, you little maniac you...
     
  4. DistLawns

    DistLawns LawnSite Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 120

    Your an odd duck!
     
  5. thomcat88

    thomcat88 LawnSite Member
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    huuummmmm maybe you should call and ask Martha Stewart?:hammerhead:
     
  6. Badgerz

    Badgerz LawnSite Member
    Posts: 122

    Bobby's daily scenario thread. Of course it would be unethical but hey, whatever works ya know?
     
  7. phototropic1

    phototropic1 LawnSite Member
    from MS
    Posts: 118

    I just call that cheeseball.
     
  8. NNJLandman

    NNJLandman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,306

    Its very tempting to do so, but why not figure out how much it would cost you if you were to bid the job as if it were any other job, either way youll profit.

    Jeff
     
  9. richallseasons

    richallseasons LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 479

    that is unethical in every state except jersey:cool2:
     
  10. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    Yes you could call it an after..bribe.Course..lobbiests do it all the time on Capitol Hill
     

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