Underground Project

TitleUnderground Project
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsHarris, CE, Pritchard, MS, Rabins, MJ
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsEngineer/Client , Engineer/Client Relationships , ENGINEERING , HONESTY , Organizational
AbstractAt the request of his supervisor Joe forms a team and creates a prototype for a modular water purification device for the home. However, when his team presents his working prototype to the vice president of marketing, he is told to shelve the project. Instead, Joe continues to work on the project,charging his shop time to another project, and comes up with a potentially marketable product, and again presents it to his supervisor.
NotesCase from Harris, Charles, Michael Pritchard and Michael Rabins. Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2000. Available from the Wadsworth website.
Abbreviated Case NameUnderground Project
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