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Leadership Ethics Conduct: A Viable View on Project Management in Defense and Aerospace Industry

  • Joseph A. Ojo
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 800)

Abstract

This paper examines Kant’s categorical imperative as an ethical theory that is essential and important in today’s organization. Literature has discussed the importance of Kant’s categorical imperative in regard to the ability to set a moral vision and conduct that will be acceptable and universal to follow. This paper further explains the content of Kant’s categorical imperative and how it relates to business ethics in the field of project management in aerospace and defense industry. Finally, this paper discusses the application of Kant’s categorical imperative that can be used to design an ethics program in an organization.

Keywords

Kant Categorical Imperative project management ethics 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph A. Ojo
    • 1
  1. 1.Doctorate StudentChicagoUSA

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