PJM 6210 Communication Skills for Project Managers:
Ethics Research & Presentation – Part 1
Overview and Rationale
For this assignment, you will utilize a minimum of two peer reviewed articles in addition to PMI’s Code of Ethics to write an essay demonstrating your understanding of the key roles ethics plays in the process of planning, managing, and controlling communications in a project setting.
Program and Course Outcomes
This assignment is directly linked to the following key learning outcomes from the course syllabus:
LO10: Evaluate the role ethics plays in the process of planning, managing, and controlling communications in a project setting.
In addition to these key learning outcomes, you will also have the opportunity to evidence the following skills through completing this assignment:
Critical thinking and analysis
Essential Components & Instructions
Utilizing one of the four values from PMI’s Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct, write an essay describing why your chosen value is necessary for successful execution of planning, managing, and controlling communications in a project setting (paragraph 1). Also, state the ramifications to the project if the value is absent (paragraph 2). Use an example from your own experience that illustrates, either positively, the necessity of the ethical value, or negatively, and ramifications of its absence (paragraph 3).
This is a very short paper, and will be a great exercise in gathering peer reviewed research, reading and understanding the research and then synthesizing your thoughts in a very clear concise manner. In the Blackboard assignment, I have provided a template for your use. The paper should follow the following format:
Format & Guidelines
Below are some key guidelines you will want to ensure you follow in this assignment. Think of this short list as a quality control checklist, along with the attached grading rubric.
The document should be no more than 5 pages
Page 1 = Title Page
Page 2 = Abstract
Page 3-4 = Introduction, three evidentiary body paragraphs, and conclusion
Page 5 = References
Document should professionally formatted using titles, headers, and bullets where appropriate.
You must include a title page and cite sources using a reference page according to APA 6th edition guidelines
Submission is free of grammatical errors and misspellings
Double spaced, times new roman, 12 point font, 1 inch margins
Direct quotes should account for no more that 15 percent of paper (use direct quotes sparingly)
Please be sure to review the attached rubric. It along with these assignment instructions will ensure you have a solid understanding of the assignment requirements.
Type of service: Academic paper writing
Type of assignment: Research paper
Number of sources: 4
Academic level: Masters
Paper format: APA
Line spacing: Single
Language style: US English