Ethical Responsibilities of Engineers in Large Organizations : The Pinto Case

TitleEthical Responsibilities of Engineers in Large Organizations : The Pinto Case
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1981
AuthorsDe George, RT
JournalBusiness and Professional Ethics Journal
Volume1
Pagination1-14
Type of ArticleJournal Article
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number0277-2027
AbstractEngineers in large organizations are responsible for bringing their concerns about safety to management. But not for routinely second-guessing managerial decisions. Yet, although ultimate moral responsibility rests with management, there are some conditions under which whistleblowing is either permissible or mandatory. This article looks at pinto case to try and determine organizational structures that preclude the necessity of whistleblowing by engineers.
NotesCover Date: FALL 1981.Source Info: 1, 1-14. Language: ENGLISH. Journal Announcement: 16-2. Subject: BUSINESS ETHICS; COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS; ENGINEERING; ETHICS; SAFETY. Update Code: 20100311.
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