Engineering Ethics - 1

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Chapter 1

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    As an area of inquiry, engineering ethics consists of the responsibilities and rights that ought to be endorsed by those engaged in engineering.
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    Engineering ethics consists of the desirable ideals and personal commitments in engineering.
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    Ethics involves duties and dilemmas beside problems and punishment.
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    Engineering is about products only.
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    Compliance issues are about making sure that individuals comply with professional standards and avoid wrongdoing.
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    The pressures that sometimes lead engineers to cooperate in wrongdoing, rather than reporting wrongdoing to proper authorities shouldn’t examine.
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    Reasonable laws are more essential than and government regulation, including penalties for reckless and negligent conduct.
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    Preventive ethics concern about preventing wrongdoing in the last place and aim at preventing moral harm and unnecessary ethical problems.
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    Reinforcing the connection between ethics and excellence, individuals and corporations should primarily be “compliance-based,” rather than simply preoccupied with “value-driven” procedures.
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    Moral dilemmas are situations that immediately obvious what should be done.
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    Moral values can come into conflict and requiring good judgment about how to reconcile and integrate them.
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    Micro issues concern the decisions made by individuals and companies while Macro issues concern the decisions made by groups such as engineering professional societies and consumer groups.
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    Micro issues are more important than macro issues in engineering ethics.
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    Morality involves being fair and just, meeting obligations and respecting rights.
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    The study of engineering ethics strengthens one’s ability to reason clearly and carefully about moral questions.
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    Obligations are types of actions that are morally mandatory.
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    Being responsible doesn’t means being accountable.
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    Moral responsibility overlaps with legal responsibility.
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    Legal responsibility includes legal obligations and accountability for meeting them.
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    Professions are those forms of work involving advanced expertise, self-regulation, and concerted service to the public good.
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    Professions require only sophisticated skills (“knowing-how”) in exercising judgment that is not entirely routine or susceptible to mechanization.
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    Professions are those forms of work which usually formulated in a code of ethics.
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    Ethics and excellence in engineering go together.
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    Promoting responsible conduct is equally important with punishing wrongdoing.
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    Because moral values are myriad and can conflict, ethical dilemmas arise in engineering.
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    Micro and macro engineering ethics issues are often connected.

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