The Value Engineering Clause

TitleThe Value Engineering Clause
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsGonzález-Quevedo, AA
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
Publication Languageen-US
KeywordsEngineer/Client , ENGINEERING , Misconduct , professional , RESPONSIBILITY
AbstractA design company is thinking about adding a number of luxury items into the preliminary design of a new branch of a major bank. These luxury items could then be removed from the design latter, resulting in more profits for the design company because of a value engineering clause in the original contract.