Code of Ethics 2018-04-10T02:59:33+00:00

INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS OF THE PHILIPPINES

PREAMBLE

The management consulting companies individually and collectively are expected to maintain a high level of ethical conduct. These are standards by which the company and its  consultants may determine the propriety of their conduct in their relationships with prospective clients, colleagues, members of allied professionals, and the public.

ARTICLE I

                  We believe that the principal objective of the profession of management consulting is to help owners and managers in all institutions such as those in commerce, industry, government,  non-profit organizations analyze and solve management and related operating and technical problems. The chief characteristics of the professional management consultant are integrity, objectivity, analytical skill, specialized knowledge, broad experience, and a practical approach in the solution of management problems.

ARTICLE II

                  We will further the public interest by contributing through research and competent counsel on management decisions and problems, to the development and better understanding of the art and science, practice and role of management in the economic and social systems of the free world.

ARTICLE III

                  We will publicize our firm or services only in a manner upholding the dignity of the profession. We will present our qualifications to prospective clients solely in terms of our ability, experience, and reputation.

ARTICLE IV

                  We will accept only those engagements we are qualified to undertake and which are in the best interests of clients. We will assign personnel qualifies by knowledge, experience, and  character to give effective service.

ARTICLE V

                  We will change reasonable fees w which are commensurate with the nature of the service performed and the responsibility assumed, and which, whenever feasible, have been agreed upon in advance of the engagement. We will not accept the commissions, or other valuable consideration from individuals or organizations whose equipment, supplies or services we may  recommend in the course of our work with clients.

ARTICLE VI

                  We will guard as confidential al information concerning the business and affairs coming to us in the course of professional engagements, unless otherwise explicitly authorized by the client.

ARTICLE VII

                  We will not serve clients under terms or conditions which tend to interfere with or impair our objectivity or integrity.

ARTICLE VIII

                  We will negotiate for possible work with a client where another firm is currently engaged only when we are assured there is no reason for conflict between the two engagements or when working together, we can achieve the goats set.

ARTICLE IX

                  If we are approached by employees of clients regarding employment in our firm or in that of another client, we will make certain that we have our client’s consent before entering  into any negotiations with such employees.

ARTICLE X

                  We will make certain that the members of our professional staff, in order to insure their continuing objectivity, shall under no circumstances use a consulting engagement as a means of seeking new employment for themselves.

ARTICLE XI

                  We will not use data, technical material, procedures, or developments originated by other consulting firms but not released by them for public use, without their written permission.

ARTICLE XII

                  If we are approached by consultants or other consulting firms regarding employment in our firm or in that of a client, we will handle each situation in a way that will be fair to the  consultant and his firm.

ARTICLE XIII

                  We will administer the internal and external affair of our firm in the best interest of the profession at all times.

ARTICLE XIV

                  We will observe all laws, uphold the honor and dignity of the profession, and accept self-imposed disciplines. We will respect the professional reputation and practice of other  consultants.

ARTICLE XV

                  We will strive continually to improve the knowledge, skills, and techniques of our consultants and staff, and will make available to our clients the benefits of our professional  attainments.

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