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question 2 years 8 months ago #22547

  • rashida mcdonald
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can you take a bribe or gift even if t is customary in a different country?
And are assumptions to be considered in risk planning?

question 2 years 7 months ago #22570

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Bribe, even if customary, is a big NO. Sometime a token gift/a customary lunch is okay but only if mentioned specifically that it's a token (small value) gift.

question 2 years 7 months ago #22573

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Absolutely not. Bribes and gifts above customary tokens of appreciation/recognition (i.e. lunch, coffee mug, plaque) are forbidden. They are considered a violation of PMI's Code of Ethics.

Harry J. Elston, Ph.D., CIH, PMP
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