B. Tech. VII Semester:Ethical Issues in EngineeringIndian School of Mines
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Course Code: HSE 17345
Introduction to Ethical Theories and Ethical Analysis
Engineering as a Profession: a) some history;
b) The workplace in which Engineering is situated;
c) Ethical Standards of the Profession, the Codes of Ethics.
Professional Ethics in relation to Law, Common Morality, and the Market.
Ethical Responsibility, Loyalty: critical and uncritical
The standard of reasonable care
The Engineer’s Perspective alongside the Business Manager’s Perspective
Professional dissent and whistle blowing.
Honesty, sharing and withholding information, confidentiality, secrecy.
Conflict of interest, Bribery, Extortion, Grease, Gifts
Managing risk to Humans and the Environment
How Government/ the Legal System influences Engineering Practice
Design, Innovation, and Emerging Technologies, especially Disruptive Technologies, e.g. Information Technology, Nanotechnology, etc.
Engineering and Sustainable Development,
Issues associated with Globalization