Based on your review and analysis of the “Is It Fraud” case study (Kerzner, 2017, pp. 295-297), address the following key discussion topic elements:
- First, summarize the case study and clearly identify the ethical dilemma in question.
- Then, address either question #1 or #2 at the end of the case study.
- Lastly, what can be done to avoid even the appearance of an ethical concern?
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Part 1 (Chapter 1, Sections 1.1.3 & Section 3) & Part 2, Chapter 6 in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide)
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