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FR-AM-1 Friday, August 21, ROOM 17A 9:30 AM IEEE Code of Ethics - Ethical Challenges in the Engineering Professions Elya Joffe, KTM Project Engineering, Hod Hasharon, Israel ISBN: 978-1-4244-4285-0 IEEE Catalog Number: CFP09EMC Library of Congress: 83-645449
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1 IEEE Code of Ethics IEEE Code of Ethics Ethical Challenges in the Engineering Ethical Challenges in the Engineering Professions Professions Presented By : Elya Elya B. Joffe B. Joffe President, IEEE EMC Society President, IEEE EMC Society Sponsored by : TC-1 (EMC Management) of the EMC Society FR FR -AM AM -1 2 “When we associate with the virtuous When we associate with the virtuous we form ourselves to imitation of their we form ourselves to imitation of their virtues, or at least lose, every day, virtues, or at least lose, every day, something of our own faults something of our own faults (Agapetus (Gr. γαπητός ), an ancient Greek physician) 978-1-4244-4285-0/09/$25.00 ©2009 IEEE
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3 DISCLAIMER The following views represent my personal ideas and opinions and not necessarily those of the IEEE Ethics and Members Conduct Committee (EMCC) or of the IEEE EMC Society 4 “There are few things wholly evil or There are few things wholly evil or wholly good. Almost everything. ..is an wholly good. Almost everything. ..is an inseparable compound of the two, so inseparable compound of the two, so that our best judgment of the that our best judgment of the preponderance between them is preponderance between them is continually demanded. continually demanded. Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln Why Ethics?
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5 Preamble Ethics are of special importance to practicing professionals, including engineers Professions such as doctors, teachers, lawyers, and engineers have a greater responsibility to society to do their jobs ethically The actions that society finds acceptable versus the actions which society does not accept create the ethics by which a member of society must abide From this definition, ethical action on the part of engineer can be partially simplified, as the simple mandate that an engineer's greatest responsibility is to the public good 6 Outline of Presentation What are Ethics? Engineering Ethics Moral Dilemmas Purpose of Code of Ethics for Engineers IEEE Code of Ethics Global Ethics Issues Outcomes of Ethical Behavior
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7 What are Ethics? ethic , n. 1. Ethics ; also, an ethical system. 2. Character , or the ideals of character, manifested by a race or people. ethic , adj. ethical . ethical , adj. 1. Of or relating to moral action, motive, or character ; as ethical emotion; also, treating of moral feelings, duties or conduct; containing precepts of morality; moral. 2. Professionally right or befitting; conforming to professional standards of conduct . Cobbled together from (1) Webster’s International Dictionary Second Edition Unabridged, 1935/1945/1949 and (2)
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2010 for the course CAST Ethhics taught by Professor Shak during the Spring '10 term at Rochester.

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