Owning up to a Failure

TitleOwning up to a Failure
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsPritchard, MS
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
KeywordsCivil , Employer/Employee , ENGINEERING , Mechanical , professional
AbstractNorm Nash represented R&M's "official position": the piece of equipment is all right. However, during the course of the meeting it becomes apparent to Walt Winters that the problem has to be R&M's. Should Walt say anything about this in the presence of the customer, or should he wait until after the meeting to discuss this with Norm Nash? Includes expert commentaries.
NotesCase study originally published in “Teaching Engineering Ethics: A Case Study Approach” by Michael Pritchard. Center for the Study of Ethics in Society, Western Michigan University, 1992.
URLhttp://www.onlineethics.org/cms/12516.aspx

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