—Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States
Ethical decision making is a critical quality of leaders who foster high performance. Because many project managers have created thoughtful content and sought answers to common project dilemmas, we have a wealth of resources to offer.
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Access to most content is a benefit of membership.
Assess and hone your ethics skills when you explore sample questions and answers. Gain a better understanding of your ethical responsibilities as a project practitioner and discover some of the challenges you might encounter.
Strengthen your leadership performance when you increase your knowledge of ethical conduct and your skill in addressing ethical dilemmas.
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Some companies falsely believe that being ethical is an expensive practice that causes an organization to forego profits. In fact, ethics is about following what is right for society, customers, and stakeholders while keeping the organization’s long-term vision in mind.
Project managers leading virtual projects face added complexity since ethics tend to be different among cultures and countries. Explore how a project manager can define and establish ethics on a virtual or distributed project.
Read about real ethical dilemmas that occurred in the trenches of project management practice.
Making ethical decisions when confronted with a dilemma is a major part of the project leader’s journey. The PMI Ethical Decision-Making Framework can guide those decisions and advance leadership competence. Explore a realistic ethical dilemma using the Framework.
You can significantly affect your project, your organization and your career by building credibility step-by-step.
Contracting on global projects may present a gauntlet of ethical issues with unambiguous answers if judged on a Western Standard. But in a multi-national context, different standards are present, and both problems and answers can become magnified and distorted.
Please contact the PMI Ethics Member Advisory Group with questions, concerns or useful ideas. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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