Sat, 24 Aug 2019 04:44:25 GMT Ethics Bistro https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blogs/365304/Ethics-Bistro We all tackle ethical dilemmas. Wrong decisions can break careers. Which are the key challenges faced? What are some likely solutions? Where can we find effective tools? Who can apply these and why? Dry, theoretical discussions don't help. Join us for lively, light conversations to learn, share and grow! An approach to ethics for Digital disruption projects https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/55416/An-approach-to-ethics-for-Digital-disruption-projects Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:32:42 GMT Categories: Ethics, responsibility, respect, fairness, honesty, digital disruption, digital transformation, leadership,  research    THE PROJECT George is a newly hired project manager. It was his dream to join the company, a start-up on artificial intelligence (AI) and mac... Vacation time... https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54684/Vacation-time--- Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:11:10 GMT I read some time ago that a good project manager is the one who can leave for vacation without causing any impediments to his/her project (as the team is prepared, everyone knows exactly what to do and how to do it). Assuming that you are such a project manager, who will enjoy your vacation&... Can empathy turn the tide in a project? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54690/Can-empathy-turn-the-tide-in-a-project- Mon, 01 Jul 2019 02:08:18 GMT Note – Readers might find this story distressing as it involves a team member passing away. Please use your own judgement. Helen has heard it a few times, her counterpart from the supplier’s side wanted to attend to a team member related emergency.  Maya, the new team member has ... Caustic Comment Causes Cultural Crisis https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/54203/Caustic-Comment-Causes-Cultural-Crisis Fri, 31 May 2019 17:36:50 GMT Guru was happy that the weekly project status call was conflict-free. His feel-good was shattered by a sudden jolt. Nathan, a system architect, seemed to be in a foul mood. He was almost screaming. “Ananya: This is the worst documentation I’ve ever seen. You also delivered this trash sev... Respect @ Workplace https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/53112/Respect---Workplace Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:42:09 GMT If you ask anyone in your workplace how they would like to be treated by their managers and co-workers, most will use the words ‘Respect’, ‘Dignity’ and ‘Trust’. No one wants to be treated poorly, with bias and mistrust irrespective of the status, titles at workpl... Be Original - An Ethical Dilemma! https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/52226/Be-Original---An-Ethical-Dilemma- Sun, 10 Mar 2019 01:06:33 GMT “Hey Peter, here’s my submission. Apologies for the delay but had to do some research to get the algorithms working the right way”. Maya rushed into Peter’s cabin. “Thanks. What took you so long?” Peter wanted to know. “Oh! I needed time to check o... A differing view- Of what we see and hear https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/51263/A-differing-view--Of-what-we-see-and-hear Mon, 11 Feb 2019 02:43:01 GMT Have you ever had an ah-ha moment because of something that just happens to you? As I sat at my desk preparing for a Skype call with a colleague from across the globe,  I watched the sun rise as it kissed and glistened the morning dew.  While sitting in front of a pair of windows, I not... Is speaking up your responsibility? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/49541/Is-speaking-up-your-responsibility- Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:00:02 GMT If yes, then what other values or attributes should we include when exercising this responsibility? Recent articles and discussion questions on pm.com were about lying and cheating and the difficulty in talking about ethical issues.  Research indicates there is an increase in unethica... Why sometimes, good people are found lying? https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/48532/Why-sometimes--good-people-are-found-lying- Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:08:57 GMT Why sometimes, good people are found lying?  It is a very pertinent question because of the general assumption that liars are not good people, and that everyone must tell the truth at all time... Ethics and Trust: The Case of the Miraculous Program Recovery https://www.ProjectManagement.com/blog-post/45331/Ethics-and-Trust--The-Case-of-the-Miraculous-Program-Recovery Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:33:32 GMT By Dr. Valerie Denney,  EMAG member In this blog, I encourage you to comment on this hypothetical, but realistic case, that describes a program that had an apparent miraculous recovery. Trust and ethics…. Two powerful, yet common words.  Do we just use the words as slogans wit...