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Note for Professional Ethics - PE by bandana panda

  • Professional Ethics - PE
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  • KIIT University - KIIT
  • Electrical Engineering
  • B.Tech
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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND CODES OF CONDUCT “Engineering ethics” are in some way distinct from “Ethics” which is a philosophy guiding what is right or what is wrong. SENSES OF ENGINEERING ETHICS: •To find out moral values related to engineering, To know accurate solution to moral problems in engineering and to justify moral judgments of engineering. •As a contrast to specific moral problems and engineering issues. •To follow accepted codes and standards •Concerned with discovering moral principles such as obligation, rights and ideals in engineering to make a correct decision. CHAPTER I: MORALS AND ETHICS IN ENGINEERING

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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND CODES OF CONDUCT Engineers face dilemmas arising from several components. VARIERTY OF MORAL ISSUES: Organizational Issues Society Related Issues Environmental Issues Product Related Issues Finance Related Issues Customer related Issues Supplier related Issues Employee related Issues Government related Issues CHAPTER I: MORALS AND ETHICS IN ENGINEERING

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PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND CODES OF CONDUCT Engineers have to decide independently how to resolve the conflicts. • Ability to identify, distinguish and relate moral MORAL problems with law, economics and social factors. AUTONOMY : • Ability to understand, clarify and assess the arguments against moral issues. • Ability to suggest consistent solution based on facts and addressing all aspects. • Ability to tolerate while giving moral judgments. • Ability to understand the importance of maintaining moral honesty. CHAPTER I: MORALS AND ETHICS IN ENGINEERING

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KOHLBERG’S THEORY : PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND CODES OF CONDUCT Heinz’s wife suffering from Heinz went to the scientist, finds cancer. Doctor advises for his possessions only half of the a particular drug, price demanded by the scientist. developed recently He decides to steal the drug from the scientist. Should Heinz break into laboratory and steal the drugs? Why or why not? CHAPTER I: MORALS AND ETHICS IN ENGINEERING HEINZ DILEMMA Brown a Police Officer and a friend saw him running away from laboratory. Should Brown report? If convicted it would be two years in Jail. Should the judge award jail sentence

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