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Civil and Construction Engineering Professional Ethics
Professional Ethics is at the core of the Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering profession. Ethics has to do with doing “what is right”. Nevertheless, the role of ethics can often be blurred when individuals of varying opinions clash with each other. Under the same Document Specifications as the Civil Engineering Careers assignment, prepare a 10-page summary paper by answering the following questions. For each question, re-state the question and then answer it, in the order below.
Professional Ethics:
What are the
8 “Canons” of the American Society of Civil Engineers code of ethics? List them and then summarize each in
your own words with an example for each Canon.
What are the
4 Obligations of the Code of Ethics for CMAA (Construction Management Association
of America)? List them and then
summarize each in your own words with an example for each Obligation.
Are there any
ethical standards that ASCE has that are not mentioned in CMAA? If so, what are they?
Are there any
ethical standards that CMAA has that are not mentioned in ASCE? If so, what are they?
How would you
define ethics?
What are some
of the “tests” that can be used to determine if something is ethical or
not?
What is
Deontology as it relates to Ethics? Provide an example.
What is
Teleology as it relates to Ethics? Provide an example.
What is Intuitionism
as it relates to Ethics? Provide an
example.
If two people
disagree on a solution but both solutions work, how would ethical practice
pick the correct solution to use?
In what areas
can business ethics be compromised?
In what areas
can design ethics be compromised?
In what areas
can construction ethics be compromised?
In what areas
can academic ethics be compromised?
Your pdf or Word submittal shall be as follows:
Cover page
with your name and Assignment Title (Civil Engineering Ethics).
10-page
summary report answering the questions 1 through 10 above.
All pages
shall be numbered including the cover page.