It390: project management – ethics in project management

 

The hallmark of a well-functioning society is the ethical behavior of its members. Ethics is the cornerstone of growth. Lack of ethics leads to increased oversight and decreased trust which diverts productive resources towards implementing additional controls. Therefore, the Project Management Institute (PMI) has dedicated a section on its website to the subject of ethics (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. PMI’s website offers multiple articles on ethics.

The PMI has developed a code of ethics for project managers to adhere to (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [PDF, file size 4.12 MB]. This code presents the ethical standards under four values – Responsibility, Respect, Fairness and Honesty. The course textbook shares some of these standards on Page 23.

To facilitate ethical behavior, PMI has developed an ethical decision-making framework (EDMF) (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [PDF, file size 442 KB]. Following the five steps in this framework will make it easier for project managers to decide on the most ethical choice. An article, “The Leader’s Choice – Five to Ethical Decision Making (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.,”, explains this framework in detail.

In the first four modules of this course, you were introduced to project management and you have learned about initiating and planning projects. This midterm test will evaluate your ability to apply the ethical standards in initiating and planning projects.

Write an essay explaining the consideration of the PMI ethical standards during the project initiation or planning processes. Include an example of an ethical dilemma in the project initiation or planning processes. To obtain this example, you may search the internet for ethical dilemmas in project management or you can choose one from your experience or create one with your imagination. Then, apply the EDMF to arrive at an ethically appropriate decision for this dilemma.

**Note**

  1. Your submitted work will be checked for originality via Turnitin.com. A Turnitin similarity index of 20% or higher for your work (excluding references) will result in a redo and resubmit decision, with a grade penalty applied. It is recommended that you use Turnitin.com to check for originality before submission. Your instructor would have already provided you with Turnitin registration information for this class.
  2. NO late submission will be permitted for the midterm exam.

Length and Formatting Requirements

Adopt the following presentation style unless a template is provided for your work:

  • Compose your work using Microsoft Word.
  • The essay must be at least 600 words (about 2 pages) long.
  • Use 12-point Times New Roman font and double-spacing.
  • Justify the right margins.
  • Organize your writing in sections with section headings.
  • Format section headings using Microsoft Word’s “Heading” functions.
  • Support the write-up with at least five additional sources as references.
  • Insert cover page and reference pages(s).
  • Cite and list references in correct APA style.
  • Check your work to correct any spelling or grammatical errors.
Punctual Essays
Calculate your paper price
Pages (550 words)
Approximate price: -

Why Work with Us

Top Quality and Well-Researched Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional and Experienced Academic Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Prompt Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed.

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

24/7 Customer Support

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Try it now!

Calculate the price of your order

Total price:
$0.00

How it works?

Follow these simple steps to get your paper done

Place your order

Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.

Proceed with the payment

Choose the payment system that suits you most.

Receive the final file

Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.

Our Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.

Essays

Essay Writing Service

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.

Admissions

Admission Essays & Business Writing Help

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.

Reviews

Editing Support

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.

Reviews

Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.