Tag: Engineering Ethics

Unethical behavior of an engineer is not necessary the same as negligent behavior, though the two maybe closely related in some situations. Negligence is not commonly associated with technical inability, but rather with carelessness. There are several other ethical issues that engineers may face. Some have to do with technical......

A fundamental mechanism for ensuring professionalism is a code of ethics. A professional code of ethic is a statement of principles by which the practitioner may calibrate his or her personal attitude and conduct. Codes are framework upon which professions are built and written to guide behavior. Generally, the first......