Competition from Former Employees

TitleCompetition from Former Employees
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 group of engineers leave their employer to start their own firm. As the new firm contacts clients from its former employer, each firm casts doubt on the capability of the other firm to provide competent services. Includes references to the NSPE Code of Ethics, and a link to the original case brought before NSPE's Board of Ethical Review.