Ethics In Project Management

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Ethics In Project Management

  1. 1. Ethics in Project Management Some thoughts for Better Projects www. BetterProjects .net
  2. 3. Treat the money like it’s your own <ul><li>If you make financial decisions as if it were your own money you’ll always make the best decisions you can for your client. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Care for your community <ul><li>Your project affects a diverse range of stakeholders. Know who they are and how you’ll change their lives. And know how you’ll explain your project to your families and friends. </li></ul>
  4. 7. Account for the full product life cycle <ul><li>Today’s new product is tomorrow’s landfill. Understand the true cost of ownership by full lifecycle costing, from sourcing materials to disposal. </li></ul>
  5. 9. Do the best you can first time around <ul><li>When you turn up for work, remind yourself that you are there to do the best job you can. </li></ul><ul><li>Be proactive, be creative and be efficient. </li></ul>
  6. 11. Deal fairly with your suppliers <ul><li>If you can’t deal fairly and openly with them during the project phase of the product, what chance does the client have of working with them during the operations phase? </li></ul>
  7. 13. Honesty all the time <ul><li>Never lie by omission. </li></ul><ul><li>Never lie by vagueness. </li></ul><ul><li>Never lie by delaying. </li></ul><ul><li>Never lie by clutter. </li></ul><ul><li>Never lie by jargon. </li></ul><ul><li>Never lie. </li></ul>
  8. 15. The Golden Rule, plus <ul><li>Don’t just treat others how you want to be treated. </li></ul><ul><li>Treat them how they want to be treated. </li></ul>
  9. 17. Help others along <ul><li>Projects are not just delivered by teams. They are delivered by communities, workforces and professions. You have a place in these groups; there is always someone to learn from and someone to help along. Share what you know and receive help when you need it. </li></ul>
  10. 18. <ul><li>Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>By Velvet Android at Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>By Purefinder at Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>By fmstir at Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>By Craig from Better Projects (Author) </li></ul><ul><li>By Babasteve at Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>By Prima_stella at Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Lifted from coding horror , promo shot for Full Metal Jacket </li></ul><ul><li>By Geordie Mott at Flickr </li></ul>

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