Why Won't They Read?

TitleWhy Won't They Read?
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsHarris, CE, Pritchard, MS, Rabins, MJ
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsENGINEERING , mechanical engineering , professional responsibility
AbstractSid Fisher, the manager for mechanical engineering research at a company is worried about the wasted efforts and money from unproductive research. In at least two recent instances, inadequate research by engineers working on a project had led to extreme delays in the progress of the engineers' research. He wonders what he can do to help solve this problem
NotesCase from Harris, Charles, Michael Pritchard and Michael Rabins. Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2000. Available from website http://www.bsyse.wsu.edu/pitts/be120/Handouts/cases.htm
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