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Code of Conduct


 IPM Code of Conduct

  • Recognizing that management is a call to service with responsibilities to my direct reports, ,employer, community, nation and world.
  • Maintaining honest relations with customers, suppliers, management and employees.
  • Recognizing that, as a leader, my own pattern of work and life will exert more influence than what I say or write.
  • Giving the same consideration to the rights and interests of others that I ask for myself.
  • Considering and looking for value in the ideas and opinions of others.
  • Regarding the role of a manager as an obligation to help others achieve personal and professional fulfillment.


The Manager – The Person

Managers have personal responsibilities and should:

  • Demonstrate integrity and humanity and observe the principles of the UN Declaration of Human Rights avoiding all discriminatory practices including those relating to race, sex, religion and politics.
  • Have regard for the interests of society in acting loyally and honestly in carrying out the policies of the organization.
  • Not injure or attempt to injure, maliciously or recklessly, directly or indirectly, the professional reputation of others.
  • Respect the confidentiality of information which comes to them in the course of their duties.
  • Engage in continued learning to improve managerial competence and pursue new ideas and advances in technology.
  • Accept only such work as they believe they are competent to perform and as necessary obtain expert advice.
  • To respect the codes of other institutes and associations relevant to their responsibilities.
  • When called upon to give a professional opinion, do so objectively as possible.


The Manager and the Organization

Managers should take the appropriate actions to achieve the objectives of the organization. These actions should include:

  • The effective and economic management of all available resources.
  • The appointment, training, and development of employees, seeking to integrate their aspirations with the requirements of the organization.
  • The creation of a humane, safe, healthy and satisfying working environment.
  • The development of effective communications, understandings and cooperation between all employees at all levels.
  • The practice of delegation of authority wherever possible and the acceptance of responsibility for the work of subordinates.
  • The fair and equitable treatment of employees.
  • The frequent review of management objectives.


The Manager and the Community

Managers should recognize the interests of the community and act accordingly. This recognition should include:

  • Making every Endeavour to conserve the environment, balancing the rights of future generations with current economic needs.
  • Preserving and, wherever possible, improving the quality of life within the organization’s sphere of influence.
  • Promoting the development of further understanding in society of the role and place of the business community.
  • Ensuring that all contracts and terms of business are clear, concise and honored in full, unless terminated or modified by mutual consent.
  • The exclusion of corrupt practices.
  • Respecting cultural and moral standards and the dignity of the individual.
  • Participating in public affairs, utilizing professional capacity.
  • This code was adopted by IPM under the rules and regulations set out in its constitution.