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Books Containing Cases
Social, Ethical, and Policy Implications of Engineering by
Call Number: CSEP.TA157.S6282000
Publication Date: 1999-09-24
This anthology includes a number of seminal readings and case studies about a wide variety of issues in engineering, including conflict of interest, risk and product liability, engineering in a global context, and ethics and technology.
Engineering Ethics Films
Incident at Morales
Call Number: DVD.CSEP.TA157.I53x2003
Incident at Morales involves a variety of ethical issues faced by a company that wants to quickly build a plant in order to develop a new chemical product to gain a competitive edge over the competition
Gilbane Gold by
Call Number: Available at the Ethics Center Library
Publication Date: http://www.onlineethics.org/Resources/Cases/22240.aspx
Available at the CSEP Library, this video is the fictional story of a chemical company The city of Gilbane has implemented a plan where the sewage of the city is processed and sold as fertilizer to local farmers, a product locally known as Gilbane Gold. The fertilizer project creates a sizable revenue for the city, who has also sought to make itself attractive to business through numerous tax incentives. Not long ago, the city has put in place stringent regulations on the amount of heavy metals manufacturing plants located in Gilbane discharge into the city's sewage. Z Corp, a company in Gilbane, has been releasing a higher level of heavy metals into the city's sewage than allowed. As a new employee, should the engineer David Jackson tell the city about this fact? Below URL is a link to a summary of the film, and discussion questions. The link goes to a teaching guide that describes the film in more detail.