This resource developed by the NSPE includes the organization's professional code of ethics, case summaries brought before the Ethical Review Board, and links to other ethics-related resources developed by NSPE.
This is an extremely good text for beginning readings and cases. Includes a large number of case studies and sections on engineers in organizations, environmental ethics, international issues, risk and liability in engineering, and wider social issues connected with engineering.
Introductory text including a handful of case studies, an introduction to moral reasoning and ethical theories, and short sections on environmental ethics, weapons development, workplace responsibilities and rights, and global issues.
This anthology includes a number of readings divided in sections such as the"engineer's responsibility to society" and "obligations of loyalty to employer." Each section is accompanied by a number of related case studies.
This book asks two main questions. What is engineering? and, What ethical principles should guide engineers? The books examines the profession of engineering, the role a code of ethics plays in the profession, professional autonomy, and ways to approach an ethical issue. Davis also examines the Challenger space shuttle disaster, and the dual roles engineers often hold in an organization.
An incredible collection of resources on ethics in science and engineering. Includes thousands of case studies, articles and other materials on issues such as professionalism, public safety, whistleblowing, etc.
This series of booklets introduces readers to some of the main issues in professional ethics, including conflict of interest, whistleblowing, issues of loyalty to employers and clients, and technology assessment. Booklets focus on engineering.
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Sponsored in part by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, this program allows engineering students entering their final year of undergraduate studies are selected to conduct research on a public policy issue for 10 weeks during the summer in Washington, D.C.