The scenario involves a health care professional named Mike, who is facing possible termination for lateness. After getting late, several times he promises to be early. However, circumstances cause him to be late. He opts to inform his manager in advance of the reasons for his lateness. He’s late because he is taking care of a spill that would prevent injuries in the hospital. His manager understands the excuse. He accepts it on condition that Mike will make up for the lost time at the end of his shift. Mike agrees and he keeps his job.