CODE OF ETHICS
|1.||Seeks or accepts a position as head or employee only
when fully in accord with the professional principles applicable
thereto, and when confident of possessing
the qualifications to serve under those principles to the advantage of the
Believes in the dignity and worth of the services rendered by the
organization and the societal responsibilities assumed as a trusted public
|3.||Is governed by the highest ideals of honor and
integrity in all public and personal relationships in order to merit the
respect and inspire confidence of the organization and the public being
Believes that personal aggrandizement or personal profit obtained
through misuse of public or personal relationships is dishonest and not
Identifies and eliminates participation of any individual in operational
situations where a conflict of interest may be involved.
Believes that members of its staff should at no time or
under any circumstances accept directly or indirectly, gifts,
gratuities, or other things of value from suppliers which might
influence or appear to influence purchasing decisions.
Keeps the governmental organization informed, through appropriate
channels, on problems and progress or applicable operations by
emphasizing the importance of the facts.
Resists encroachment on control of personnel in order to preserve
integrity as a professional manager. Handles all personnel matters
on a merit basis. Politics, religion, ethnicity, gender and
age carry no weight in personnel administration in the agency being
directed or served.
Seeks or dispenses no personal favors. Handles each administrative
problem objectively and emphatically without discrimination.
|10.||Subscribes to and supports the professional aims and objectives of NIGP The Institute for Public Procurement.|