He wouldn’t let up about the coffee maker, and they could do nothing to shut him up about it. Even if they wanted to (he was the only coffee drinker in the office), they had no budget to replace the unit, and there were no guidelines in the HR policy to sack him (Disruption? Annoyance?). On the Monday after President’s Day, they held a secret meeting in Mike’s office in which they agreed to send him to LA to taste-test buns at every franchise location across the city.