Laurdan Associates, Inc.
Code of Ethics
Laurdan Associates, Inc. adheres to the Code of Ethics developed by the Institue of Management Cosultants (IMC):
Commitment to Clients
1.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will serve its clients with integrity, competence, independence, objectivity, and professionalism.
2.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will mutually establish with its clients realistic expetations of the benefits and results of its services.
3.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will onl accept assignments for which it possesses the requisite experience an competence to perform and will only assign staff or engage colleagues with the knowledge and expertise needed to serve it s clients effectively.
4.0 Before accepting any engagement, Laurdan Associates, Inc. will ensure that it has worked with its clients to establish a mutual understanding of the objectives, scope, work plan, and fee arrangements.
5.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will treat appropriately all confidential client information that is not public knowledge, take reasonable steps to prevent it from access by unauthorized people, and will not take advantage of proprietary or priveldged information, either for use by itself or another client without the client's permission.
6.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will avoid confliects of interest or the appearance of such and will immediately disclose to the client circumstances or interests that it believes may influence it judgement or objectivity.
7.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will offer to withdraw from a consulting assignment when it believed its objectivity or integrity may be impaired.
8.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will refrain from inviting an employee of an active or inactive client to consider alternative employment without prior discussion with the client.
Commitment to Fiscal Integrity
9.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will agree in advance with a client on the basis for fees and expenses and will charge fees that are reasonable and commensurate with the services delivered and the responsibility accepted.
10.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will not accept commissions, remunerations, or other benefits from a third party in connection with the recommendations to a client without that client's prior knowledge and consent, and it will disclose in advance and financial interests in goods or services that form part of such recommendations.
Commitment to the Public and the Profession
11.0 If within the scope of its engagement, Laurdan Associates, Inc. will report to appropriate authoirities within or external to the client organization an occurrences of malfeasance, dangerous behavior, or illegal activites.
12.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will respect the rights of consulting colleagues and consulting firms and will not use their proprietary information or methodologies without permission.
13.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will represent the profession with intergrity and professionalism in its relations with clients and colleagues.
14.0 Laurdan Associates, Inc. will not advertise its services in a deceptive manner nor misrepresent or denigrate individual consulting practiotioners, consulting firms, or the consulting profession.