Government Connections - Fall 2015 - (Page 12)

F E AT U R E IT'S LEGAL. YOU'RE HONEST. BUT ARE YOU ETHICAL? BY JOAN EISENSTODT EISENSTODT & ASSOCIATES A biding by the law and being honest are two core principles of ethical conduct. But being a truly ethical professional demands more. "How should an individual, confronted with an ethical dilemma, reach a decision that is competitively, organizationally, economically and ethically sound?" That question, posed by Thomas R. Piper, professor emeritus at the Harvard Business School in the book "Can Ethics Be Taught," has informed my thinking, actions and ethics training since I first read it years ago. It's not an easy question to answer, and often, people faced with an ethical dilemma will attempt to resolve it by defaulting to 12 GOVERNMENT CONNECTIONS | FALL/WINTER 2015

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Government Connections - Fall 2015

President’s Letter
Editor’s Letter
Going Places
It’s Legal. You’re Honest. But Are You Ethical?
Just Because It’s Legal Doesn’t Make It Right
The Ins and Outs of Setting Per Diem
Three Chapters Celebrate 30 Years in 2015
2015 SGMP National Education Conference & Expo
Supplier Strategy
Finances & Budgeting
Meet a Member
CGMP Corner
National Updates
SGMP Nation
Advertisers’ Index

Government Connections - Fall 2015