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Flashcards in Professional & Social Responsibility Terminolgy Deck (14):
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Company Policy

A standard established by a company

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Confidentiality

The act of not providing certain confidential information to those who should not know about it

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Conflict of Interest

A situation in which an individual or company engages in behavior that is inappropriate, but not necessarily illegal (it could be illegal)

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Copyright

The process that protects the ownership rights of writing, songs, and other "creative" works; can include software, music, physical and electronic media.

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Ethics

The standards we use to determine what is right and wrong; varies for everyone

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Ethnocentrism

An attitude that one's group is superior to others

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Government

An organization that represents and manages an area. The area can be a city, state, or country. In the United States, the federal government runs the country. Each state is responsible for operating the state. There can be city, state, or federal laws.

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Inappropriate Compensation

Money or other items of value that are "earned" via improper activities

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Intellectual Property

Ideas and concepts created by an individual or company, typically eligible for copyright or patent, thus providing ownership properties

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Law

A standard created by a government (e.g., city, state, or country) that requires people and companies to follow it or the behavior is illegal

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Non-disclosure Agreement (NDA)

A document signed by the owner of intellectual property and those who view it when it is not generally exposed to the public, or if it is a new idea, before it is displayed to the public

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Patent

A legal device which gives ownership of an idea or design to an individual or company that creates the idea or design

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PMI Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct

A standard that PMI requires candidates to agree to before they take the PMP Examination

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Professional and Social Responsibility

Ethics expected in project managers; includes balancing stakeholder interests and reporting violations