The Case of the Vanishing Ethics Article

TitleThe Case of the Vanishing Ethics Article
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsUnger, SH
JournalIEEE Technology & Society Magazine
Volume27
Issue2
Pagination5-6
Date PublishedSummer2008
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number02780097
Accession Number32899897
KeywordsCommittees , ENGINEERING , ENGINEERS , IEEE , Institute , Joe , professional , PROFESSIONALIZATION , WUJEK
AbstractThe article offers information on the repercussions of an article in the Spring 1999 issue of "IEEE Technology & Society Magazine" concerning the efforts to get the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc.(IEEE) to support the ethical practice of engineering. It states that during the early 1990s, the IEEE United States Activities Board (IEEE-USA) backed a set of proposals by its Ethics Committee, which is chaired by Joe Wujek, to beef up IEEE support for engineering ethics. Relative to this, it is mentioned that IEEE was exhorted to actively assist engineers who are trying to abide by the IEEE Ethics Code.
NotesUnger, Stephen H. 1; Affiliations: 1: SSIT Board of Governors, Chair of the SSIT Ethics Committee; Issue Info: Summer2008, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p5; Thesaurus Term: PROFESSIONAL ethics; Thesaurus Term: ENGINEERING; Thesaurus Term: PROFESSIONAL standards; Thesaurus Term: COMMITTEES; Subject Term: ENGINEERING ethics; Subject Term: PROFESSIONALIZATION; Subject Term: ENGINEERS; Subject Term: IEEE Technology & Society Magazine (Periodical) ; Company/Entity: INSTITUTE of Electrical & Electronics Engineers Inc. DUNS Number: 001651855; People: WUJEK, Joe; Number of Pages: 2p; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1109/mts.2008.924875
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