This compact and systematically organized text discusses the various approaches to the study of ethical behaviour, ethical theories, the moral dilemmas the professionals are faced with, value-based ethics and the engineers responsibility for safety and risk, collegiality and loyalty. Besides, the responsibilities of engineers in organizational setting, and global issues such as environmental ethics, computer ethics, and Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) are detailed and delineated.
The Case Studies provided in the book lend practical orientation to the it, and the Review Questions sharpen the analytical skills of the students. This is a must have book for students of engineering and management. Besides, professional engineers and managers will find a wealth of information in this timely study.