ADMS2610-Session5-Ch6

ADMS2610-Session5-Ch6 - ADMS2610 Session 5 Chapter 6 (pg....

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ADMS2610 Session 5 Chapter 6 (pg. 103-114) Special Tort Liabilities of Business Professionals Professional – is a person who possess special knowledge or exercises special skills not normally possessed by most individuals - Possession of these skills distinguish the professional from other business persons or service providers o Persons who engages the services of the professional will rely on the professional’s expertise to perform the services that they cannot do - Examples of professionals include lawyers, doctors, accountants, engineers and architects - Recognition and determination of professional standards is a difficulty of establishing the professional status - Professional recognition requires the creation of a professional body to establish these skill standards o Needs authority to enforce adherence by those who wish to acquire and use the professional designation - There are numerous characteristics that distinguish the professional from other service providers o Structured educational and training program o System for recognition and accreditation of the person o A standard for the performance of the skills o Oversight body (such as Law Society, Institute of Chartered Accountants) to perform these duties and enforce the standards for performance Oversight body must have the authority to revoke the professional designation from persons who fail to maintain the standards of
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2011 for the course ADMS 2610 taught by Professor Joshuasera during the Winter '10 term at York University.

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ADMS2610-Session5-Ch6 - ADMS2610 Session 5 Chapter 6 (pg....

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