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The Resource Ethics and professionalism in engineering, Richard H. McCuen and Kristin L. Gilroy

Ethics and professionalism in engineering, Richard H. McCuen and Kristin L. Gilroy

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Ethics and professionalism in engineering
Title
Ethics and professionalism in engineering
Statement of responsibility
Richard H. McCuen and Kristin L. Gilroy
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Language
eng
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1941-
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McCuen, Richard H.
Dewey number
174.962
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TA157
LC item number
M37 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Gilroy, Kristin L
Series statement
Broadview guides to business and professional ethics
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Engineering ethics
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Ethics and professionalism in engineering, Richard H. McCuen and Kristin L. Gilroy
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Introduction -- 1.1.Introduction -- 1.2.General Characteristics of Value Conflicts -- 1.3.Naive Decision Making -- 1.4.Elements of Ethical Dilemmas -- 1.5.Characteristics of Unethical Conduct -- 1.6.Values Relevant to Unethical Conduct -- 1.7.Dimensions of Professionalism -- 1.8.Discussion Questions -- 1.9.References -- ch. 2 Values in the Engineering Profession -- 2.1.Introduction -- 2.2.Values and Value Systems -- 2.2.1.Good vs. Bad Values? -- 2.2.2.Value Systems: A Definition -- 2.3.Value Input Sources -- 2.3.1.Personal Value Input Sources -- 2.3.2.Professional Value Input Sources -- 2.3.3.Technology and Values -- 2.4.Values and Career Development -- 2.5.Incorporating Values with Technical Issues -- 2.6.Values in Decision Making -- 2.7.Values and Scientific Freedom -- 2.8.Discussion Questions -- 2.9.References -- ch. 3 Professional Codes of Ethics -- 3.1.Introduction -- 3.2.Fundamental Standards of Conduct -- 3.3.Values in Codes of Ethics -- 3.4.Unwritten Rules of Conduct -- 3.5.Organizational Codes of Ethics -- 3.5.1.Issues in Drafting an Organizational Code -- 3.5.2.Enforcement of a Code -- 3.5.3.Purposes of a Code -- 3.5.4.What a Code of Ethics Is Not -- 3.5.5.Analyzing a Code of Ethics -- 3.6.Codes of Ethics and the Environment -- 3.7.Conflict of Interest -- 3.8.Discussion Questions -- 3.9.References -- ch. 4 Value Decision Making -- 4.1.Introduction -- 4.2.Values in Decision Making -- 4.3.Decision Processes -- 4.3.1.Identifying the Problem -- 4.3.2.Identifying Available Resources and Constraints -- 4.3.3.Specifying Alternative Solutions -- 4.3.4.Establishing the Decision Criterion Function -- 4.3.5.Evaluating Each Alternative and Implementing the Best Solution -- 4.4.Value Decision Processes -- 4.4.2.Benefit-Cost Decision Making -- 4.4.2.Value Decision Making from a Benefit-Cost Perspective -- 4.5.Risk and Values -- 4.5.1.Quantifying Risk -- 4.5.2.Risk Reduction -- 4.5.3.Benefit-Cost Analysis in Evaluating Risk -- 4.5.4.Values in Evaluating Risk -- 4.6.Pressure: Its Role in Unethical Conduct -- 4.6.1.Internal Pressure -- 4.6.2.External Pressure -- 4.6.3.Responding to Pressure -- 4.7.Rationalization -- 4.8.Resolving Ethical Dilemmas -- 4.8.1.Whistleblowing to Resolve Ethical Dilemmas -- 4.9.Irrational Value Decision Making -- 4.10.Leadership and Value Decision Making -- 4.11.Concluding Case Study -- 4.12.Discussion Questions -- 4.13.References -- ch. 5 Ethics in Leadership -- 5.1.Introduction -- 5.2.Ethics and Professionalism: A Leader's Perspective -- 5.3.Ethics and Organizational Leadership -- 5.4.Ethical Implications for Leadership Style -- 5.5.Values, Ethics, and Power -- 5.6.Leadership and Decisions -- 5.6.2.Decisions about Ethics and Resource Allocation -- 5.6.2.Decisions about Ethics and Mediation -- 5.7.Discussion Questions -- 5.8.References -- ch. 6 Business Ethics -- 6.1.Introduction -- 6.2.Business Values -- 6.2.1.Confidentiality -- 6.2.2.Gratuities -- 6.2.3.Contract Underbidding -- 6.2.4.Bid Rigging -- 6.2.5.Kickbacks -- 6.2.6.Resume Padding -- 6.3.Preventing Fraudulent Conduct -- 6.4.Whistleblowing -- 6.5.Concluding Case Study -- 6.6.Discussion Questions -- 6.7.References -- ch. 7 Environmental Ethics -- 7.1.Introduction -- 7.2.Values and the Environment -- 7.3.EthicaL Dimensions of Environmentalism -- 7.4.Tragedy of the Commons -- 7.5.Nimby as a Value Issue -- 7.6.The Anthrosphere -- 7.7.Causes and Effects of Pollution -- 7.7.1.Water Pollution -- 7.7.2.Air Pollution -- 7.7.3.Ground Pollution -- 7.7.4.Values Involved in Pollution -- 7.7.5.Decisions Involved in Decreasing Pollution -- 7.8.Deforestation -- 7.8.1.Benefits of Forested Areas -- 7.8.2.Human Causes of Deforestation -- 7.8.3.Possible Solutions -- 7.8.4.Factors Involved in Deforestation Solutions -- 7.8.5.Values Involved in Deforestation Solutions -- 7.9.Climate Change -- 7.9.1.Our Role in Climate Change -- 7.9.2.Effects of Climate Change -- 7.9.3.Decisions Involved in Climate Change -- 7.9.4.Values Involved in Climate Change -- 7.10.Biodiversity -- 7.20.1.Values Involved in Biodiversity -- 7.20.2.The Value of Nature -- 7.11.Environmental Ethics and Engineering -- 7.12.Discussion Questions -- 7.13.References -- ch. 8 Ethics and Sustainability -- 8.1.Introduction -- 8.2.Values and Sustainability -- 8.3.Varieties of Sustainability -- 8.4.Components of Sustainability -- 8.4.1.Energy -- 8.4.2.Water -- 8.4.3.Food -- 8.4.4.Materials -- 8.5.The Industrial Cycle and Sustainability -- 8.5.1.Stakeholders -- 8.5.2.Values within the Industrial Cycle -- 8.6.Potential Solutions -- 8.6.1.Public Policies and Regulations -- 8.6.2.Research and Development -- 8.7.Sustainable Development and Codes of Ethics -- 8.8.Uncertain Aspects of Sustainability -- 8.9.Discussion Questions -- 8.10.References -- ch. 9 Ethics in Research -- 9.1.Introduction -- 9.2.Ethical Issues in Written Communication -- 9.2.1.Plagiarism -- 9.2.2.Self-Plagiarism -- 9.2.3.Dual Submission -- 9.2.4.Acknowledgment of Assistance -- 9.2.5.Ghost Authorship -- 9.3.Accuracy in Reporting -- 9.4.Falsification of Research Data -- 9.5.Data Fabrication -- 9.6.Ethical Issues in Mentoring -- 9.7.Concluding Case Study -- 9.8.Discussion Questions -- 9.9.References -- ch. 10 Cyberethics -- 10.1.Introduction -- 10.2.Computers and Value Responsibilities -- 10.3.Computer-Assisted Errors -- 10.4.Computer Image Enhancement -- 10.5.Computer Privacy -- 10.6.Software Piracy -- 10.6.1.Shareware -- 10.6.2.Values and Software Piracy -- 10.7.Intellectual Property -- 10.8.Discussion Questions -- 10.9.References
Control code
687883916
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9781551112831
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)687883916
Label
Ethics and professionalism in engineering, Richard H. McCuen and Kristin L. Gilroy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Introduction -- 1.1.Introduction -- 1.2.General Characteristics of Value Conflicts -- 1.3.Naive Decision Making -- 1.4.Elements of Ethical Dilemmas -- 1.5.Characteristics of Unethical Conduct -- 1.6.Values Relevant to Unethical Conduct -- 1.7.Dimensions of Professionalism -- 1.8.Discussion Questions -- 1.9.References -- ch. 2 Values in the Engineering Profession -- 2.1.Introduction -- 2.2.Values and Value Systems -- 2.2.1.Good vs. Bad Values? -- 2.2.2.Value Systems: A Definition -- 2.3.Value Input Sources -- 2.3.1.Personal Value Input Sources -- 2.3.2.Professional Value Input Sources -- 2.3.3.Technology and Values -- 2.4.Values and Career Development -- 2.5.Incorporating Values with Technical Issues -- 2.6.Values in Decision Making -- 2.7.Values and Scientific Freedom -- 2.8.Discussion Questions -- 2.9.References -- ch. 3 Professional Codes of Ethics -- 3.1.Introduction -- 3.2.Fundamental Standards of Conduct -- 3.3.Values in Codes of Ethics -- 3.4.Unwritten Rules of Conduct -- 3.5.Organizational Codes of Ethics -- 3.5.1.Issues in Drafting an Organizational Code -- 3.5.2.Enforcement of a Code -- 3.5.3.Purposes of a Code -- 3.5.4.What a Code of Ethics Is Not -- 3.5.5.Analyzing a Code of Ethics -- 3.6.Codes of Ethics and the Environment -- 3.7.Conflict of Interest -- 3.8.Discussion Questions -- 3.9.References -- ch. 4 Value Decision Making -- 4.1.Introduction -- 4.2.Values in Decision Making -- 4.3.Decision Processes -- 4.3.1.Identifying the Problem -- 4.3.2.Identifying Available Resources and Constraints -- 4.3.3.Specifying Alternative Solutions -- 4.3.4.Establishing the Decision Criterion Function -- 4.3.5.Evaluating Each Alternative and Implementing the Best Solution -- 4.4.Value Decision Processes -- 4.4.2.Benefit-Cost Decision Making -- 4.4.2.Value Decision Making from a Benefit-Cost Perspective -- 4.5.Risk and Values -- 4.5.1.Quantifying Risk -- 4.5.2.Risk Reduction -- 4.5.3.Benefit-Cost Analysis in Evaluating Risk -- 4.5.4.Values in Evaluating Risk -- 4.6.Pressure: Its Role in Unethical Conduct -- 4.6.1.Internal Pressure -- 4.6.2.External Pressure -- 4.6.3.Responding to Pressure -- 4.7.Rationalization -- 4.8.Resolving Ethical Dilemmas -- 4.8.1.Whistleblowing to Resolve Ethical Dilemmas -- 4.9.Irrational Value Decision Making -- 4.10.Leadership and Value Decision Making -- 4.11.Concluding Case Study -- 4.12.Discussion Questions -- 4.13.References -- ch. 5 Ethics in Leadership -- 5.1.Introduction -- 5.2.Ethics and Professionalism: A Leader's Perspective -- 5.3.Ethics and Organizational Leadership -- 5.4.Ethical Implications for Leadership Style -- 5.5.Values, Ethics, and Power -- 5.6.Leadership and Decisions -- 5.6.2.Decisions about Ethics and Resource Allocation -- 5.6.2.Decisions about Ethics and Mediation -- 5.7.Discussion Questions -- 5.8.References -- ch. 6 Business Ethics -- 6.1.Introduction -- 6.2.Business Values -- 6.2.1.Confidentiality -- 6.2.2.Gratuities -- 6.2.3.Contract Underbidding -- 6.2.4.Bid Rigging -- 6.2.5.Kickbacks -- 6.2.6.Resume Padding -- 6.3.Preventing Fraudulent Conduct -- 6.4.Whistleblowing -- 6.5.Concluding Case Study -- 6.6.Discussion Questions -- 6.7.References -- ch. 7 Environmental Ethics -- 7.1.Introduction -- 7.2.Values and the Environment -- 7.3.EthicaL Dimensions of Environmentalism -- 7.4.Tragedy of the Commons -- 7.5.Nimby as a Value Issue -- 7.6.The Anthrosphere -- 7.7.Causes and Effects of Pollution -- 7.7.1.Water Pollution -- 7.7.2.Air Pollution -- 7.7.3.Ground Pollution -- 7.7.4.Values Involved in Pollution -- 7.7.5.Decisions Involved in Decreasing Pollution -- 7.8.Deforestation -- 7.8.1.Benefits of Forested Areas -- 7.8.2.Human Causes of Deforestation -- 7.8.3.Possible Solutions -- 7.8.4.Factors Involved in Deforestation Solutions -- 7.8.5.Values Involved in Deforestation Solutions -- 7.9.Climate Change -- 7.9.1.Our Role in Climate Change -- 7.9.2.Effects of Climate Change -- 7.9.3.Decisions Involved in Climate Change -- 7.9.4.Values Involved in Climate Change -- 7.10.Biodiversity -- 7.20.1.Values Involved in Biodiversity -- 7.20.2.The Value of Nature -- 7.11.Environmental Ethics and Engineering -- 7.12.Discussion Questions -- 7.13.References -- ch. 8 Ethics and Sustainability -- 8.1.Introduction -- 8.2.Values and Sustainability -- 8.3.Varieties of Sustainability -- 8.4.Components of Sustainability -- 8.4.1.Energy -- 8.4.2.Water -- 8.4.3.Food -- 8.4.4.Materials -- 8.5.The Industrial Cycle and Sustainability -- 8.5.1.Stakeholders -- 8.5.2.Values within the Industrial Cycle -- 8.6.Potential Solutions -- 8.6.1.Public Policies and Regulations -- 8.6.2.Research and Development -- 8.7.Sustainable Development and Codes of Ethics -- 8.8.Uncertain Aspects of Sustainability -- 8.9.Discussion Questions -- 8.10.References -- ch. 9 Ethics in Research -- 9.1.Introduction -- 9.2.Ethical Issues in Written Communication -- 9.2.1.Plagiarism -- 9.2.2.Self-Plagiarism -- 9.2.3.Dual Submission -- 9.2.4.Acknowledgment of Assistance -- 9.2.5.Ghost Authorship -- 9.3.Accuracy in Reporting -- 9.4.Falsification of Research Data -- 9.5.Data Fabrication -- 9.6.Ethical Issues in Mentoring -- 9.7.Concluding Case Study -- 9.8.Discussion Questions -- 9.9.References -- ch. 10 Cyberethics -- 10.1.Introduction -- 10.2.Computers and Value Responsibilities -- 10.3.Computer-Assisted Errors -- 10.4.Computer Image Enhancement -- 10.5.Computer Privacy -- 10.6.Software Piracy -- 10.6.1.Shareware -- 10.6.2.Values and Software Piracy -- 10.7.Intellectual Property -- 10.8.Discussion Questions -- 10.9.References
Control code
687883916
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9781551112831
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)687883916

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