Affirmative Action in Subcontracting

TitleAffirmative Action in Subcontracting
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC, National Society of Professional Engineers, Board of Ethical Review,
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
AbstractA disadvantaged firm suddenly charges higher fees to the firm by which it is retained, soon after the parent firm receives much flattering publicity regarding the parent firm's use of the disadvantaged firm. Includes references to the NSPE Code of Ethics, and a link to the original case brought before NSPE's Board of Ethical Review.
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