The ethical dimension of project management (Helgadóttir, in press)


Helgadóttir, Hildur: The ethical dimension of project management, in: International Journal of Project Management, Article in Press

Helgadóttir argues that project management needs perfection (=logical thinking), beauty (=creative thinking) and goodness (=ethical thinking). Then the author describes different ethical philosophies and how these philosophies manifest in teams and management decisions. First Helgadóttir describes the outcome oriented philosophies of virtue ethics, and utilitarianism. Secondly she details the process oriented philosophies of deontological ethics, natural rights theory, and social contract theory.

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