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What does professional and social responsibility entail?

- Responsibility
- Respect
- Fairness
- Honesty

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What does "responsibility" in project management mean?

- Make decisions based on the best interests of the company and the team
- Only accept assignments you are qualified to complete
- If a project is beyond your qualifications or experience, alert the sponsor before you accept the assignment
- Do what you say you will do
- Acknowledge your errors
- Respect confidentially and protect proprietary information
- Uphold laws, including copyright laws
- Report unethical behavior

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What does "respect" in project management mean?

- Maintain an attitude of mutual cooperation
- Respect cultural differences
- Don't say things that could damage another person's reputation
- Engage in good faith negotiations
- Respect others
- Be direct in dealing with conflict
- Do not use your power or position to influence others for your own benefit

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What does "fairness" in project management mean?

- Act impartially
- Continuously look for and disclose conflicts of interest
- Do not discriminate
- Honor your duty of loyalty
- Do not use your position for personal or business gain

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What does "honesty" in project management mean?

- Try to understand the truth
- Be truthful in all communications
- Create an environment where others tell the truth
- Do not deceive others