Ethics is not always black and white, but by applying a few simple principles, you can navigate your way with confidence through the messiest of project situations.
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The increased pressures that program and project managers will face may come into direct or indirect conflict with ethics, professionalism and morals. And all of these attributes are valuable when you examine the career growth of individuals.
There comes a time for all of us when we get asked to cross the line. Sometimes it’s a small thing, almost inconsequential. Sometimes, what we are asked to do is much more significant. These are all common situations, and will occur to all of us at some point in our careers. The challenge is what we do when faced with one of these situations.
Who are you as a company? How do you describe the place you work, the people you work with and the value you bring to the corporate landscape? Why would anyone want to do business with you for any length of time, and how do you communicate that?
Ethics are the foundation of long-term performance and job satisfaction. This article explains this link and draws some observations for making better decisions.
What does it mean to be an ethical person? The English language has an unambiguously simple answer. It means: Do the right thing. We might then ask, what does "doing the right thing" mean for a project manager?
Not all clients are created ethically equal. When different organizations with different ethical approaches work together, how do you find a working relationship everyone is comfortable with?
When discussing cultural and social behaviors, laws and the intersection with a professional career in a regulated market, being ethical means conforming to accepted standards of conduct. A recent trip and enlightening class brought the issue front and center to an experienced PM.
The Logical Framework (LF), also known as the Logframe, is generally referred to as a planning tool. The author demonstrates how a new tool, called the New Logframe (NLF), goes a step further in order to increase the effectiveness of project design. The result is a tool that is more practical, summarizes critical project information and is fundamental for strategic planning projects.
How people look at ethics is very much influenced by what life experiences they have had, what values they have adopted, what culture they have adopted, what their religious views are, what organization they work for and what profession they are in.