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IMA is devoted to encouraging organizations and individuals to adopt, promote, and execute business practices consistent with high ethical standards.

Ethics Helpline

IMA offers an Ethics Helpline service. Members of IMA and other professionals may contact this helpline for free, confidential guidance on ethical issues.

After a preliminary discussion of the problem to determine the kind of ethics matter being reported, an ethics counselor will respond to the caller. Confidentiality is maintained at all times. The counselor will not provide a specific resolution but will explain how the dilemma relates to the provisions of the IMA Statement of Ethical Professional Practice.

To take advantage of this service, please call:

(800) 245-1383

Individuals outside of the U.S. and Canada may have to dial another toll-free access code first before dialing the ethics hotline. Please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to the AT&T Website.
  2. Select your country from the drop-down menu (in the box for AT&T USADirect ACCESS NUMBERS).
  3. Dial the numbers provided before you dial the ethics hotline number.

Additional Ethics Resources

Ethical Practices

IMA's commitment to ethical professional practice includes overarching principles that express our values and standards that guide our conduct.

These principles are described in the IMA Statement of Ethical Professional Practice, which sets forth standards:

  • Competence
  • Confidentiality
  • Integrity
  • Credibility
  • Resolution of Ethical Conflict

IMA members are required to act in accordance with these principles and to encourage others within their organizations to adhere to them.


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