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2 ETHICS Ronald L. King, CPPB, CPPO, VCO Procurement Management Account Executive Department of General Services Division of Purchases and Supply Phone: FORUM – December 8, 2003

3 Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead. Benjamin Franklin

4 DEFINITIONS ETHICS: The rules or standards governing the conduct of the members of a profession INTEGRITY: Rigid adherence to a code or standard of values

5 CODE OF VIRGINIA VPPA § et seq State and Local Gov’t Conflict of Interest Act § et seq Virginia Governmental Frauds Act § et seq

6 HOW TO PROMOTE CONFIDENCE IN ETHICAL STANDARDS Publish purchasing rules and procedures Publish code of ethics/standards of conduct Hold public bid openings Make Records available for public inspection Preclude personal interest/influence in contract Be cognizant of back-door selling Remain independent, free of obligation and above suspicion

7 PATIENCE CONSISTENT DILIGENT PRINCIPLED KNOWLEDGEABLE COURAGEOUS HONORABLE INTEGRITY

8 ETHICS IN THE PROCUREMENT FROG POND IS IT LEGAL? DOES IT COMPLY WITH YOUR VALUES? HOW WILL YOU FEEL IN THE LONG RUN?

9 PERSONAL CONDUCT Higher standard for purchasing professional Public expectation--Trustworthy Vendor expectation--Fairness All be cognizant of laws

10 SOLVING ETHICAL DILEMMAS

11 ANALYZE THE SITUATION What is the subject of this case? What are the relevant facts? Who has an interest in the outcome?

12 Isolate the Ethical Issues Should someone have done or not done something? Does it matter that…..? (Reasons and Excuses)

13 WHAT WOULD YOU DO? What are your options at this time? Which options do you recommend?

14 ASSESSEMENT OF ALTERNATIVES

15 SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF

16 PATIENCE CONSISTENT DILIGENT PRINCIPLED KNOWLEDGEABLE COURAGEOUS HONORABLE INTEGRITY


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