Professionalism (Part 1)
Professionalism takes more than knowledge
Professionalism is a way of thinking and living rather than an accumulation of learning.
Think: What does it take to be a doctor?
Hint: its not just by going to medical school
Values (Part 4)
Addresses situations where competing values clash.
Action or inaction may be controlled by formal or informal process.
Action beyond mere compliance to legal duty.
How to Evaluate Solutions:
Values (Part 3)
Benefits of Managing Ethics in the Workplace (contd)
Establishes values for quality management, strategic planning and diversity management.
Promotes strong public image.
It is the RIGHT thing to do!
Ethical Tips for Individuals
Values (Part 2)
Following bosss directives
Meeting overly aggressive business/financial objectives
Helping the organization survive
Meeting schedule pressures
Be a team player (group think)
Rationalizing that others do it
Resisting competitive threats
Values (Part 1)
Abstract ideals that shape an individuals thinking and behavior a moral compass
Instrumental values certain way of behaving is appropriate in all situations means.
Terminal values enduring belief in the attainment of a certain en
Professionalism (Part 10)
Review professionalism scenarios
Use case discussion in teaching sessions
When to teach?
Case based teaching
Role plays and clinical vignettes
Professionalism (Part 9)
Discuss other cases
Share personal experience
Tested your professionalism.
Were you happy with how you handled the situation?
1 rep from each small group share the case or personal exper
Professionalism (Part 8)
What is Professionalism?
Service (before self)
Commitment to excellence
Residents must demonstrate a commitment to:
carrying out professional
Professionalism (Part 7)
You are the head of a computer science department at a university. Your boss
(a dean) wants you to find a way to tweak your curriculum so undergrads are more
likely to choose your department for their major.
Professionalism (Part 6)
7. COLLEAGUES - Software engineers shall be fair to and supportive of their
IEEE Code of Ethics: Self
8. SELF - Software engineers shall participate in lifelong learning regarding the practice
of their profession and
Professionalism (Part 5)
Laws vs morals vs ethics
Speeding in Los Angeles (driving 65 in a 55)
Illegal, moral (everyone does it), maybe ethical
Speeding in Corvallis (driving 55 in a 25)
Illegal, immoral, unethical
What might a software engineer do that
Professionalism (Part 4)
A formally recognised status, either by members of the profession or by the State.
What formally recognised status do some states give to engineers?
Since Oregon doesnt formally recognize software engineers, what can you do to ob
Professionalism (Part 3)
A profession is also something you are part of
Most professional engineers adopt an institutional view of the organisations of the
profession: they perceive them as bodies representing the profession and therefore
Professionalism (Part 2)
Life as a professional: motivation
Motivation for service takes first place over consideration of reward.
What have I been saying about this subject, repeatedly, during this term?
Life as a professional: joy and pride
Values (Part 5)
Ethical Issues in Business
The Meaning of Ethics
Business Ethics across Organizational Functions
Why Ethical Problems Occur in Business
Ethics in a Global Economy
Ethics, Law, and Illegal Corporate Behavior
The meaning of ethics