To Ship or Not to Ship: A Case Study in Industrial Ethics

TitleTo Ship or Not to Ship: A Case Study in Industrial Ethics
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsJordan, W, Latcha, MA
PublisherTexas A&M University
KeywordsEmployer/Employee Relationships , Engineer/Client Relationships , mechanical engineering , professional responsibility
AbstractAs the quality control supervisor for a steel mill, you are asked to test each coil for stregnth, and verify that it meets the requirement of having a minimum yield strength of 60,000 psi. You must decide which of these coils to ship, based on the test data obtained. Do the calculations, and answer the following scenarios in which different kinds of pressure is being put on you to ship the steel coils.
URLhttp://ethics.tamu.edu/Portals/3/1995Cases/MechanicalEngCase/ship%20or%20not%20to%20ship.pdf
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