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  • 'Ain't No One Here But Us Social Forces' : Constructing the Social Responsibility of Engineers. 

    Davis, Michael (Springer, 2011-06)
    There are many ways to avoid responsibility, for example, explaining what happens as the work of the gods, fate, society, or the system. For engineers, “technology” or “the organization” will serve this purpose quite well. ...
  • Assessing Graduate Student Progress in Engineering Ethics 

    Davis, Michael; Feinerman, Alan (Springer, 2011)
    Under a grant from the National Science Foundation, the authors (and others) undertook to integrate ethics into graduate engineering classes at three universities—and to assess success in a way allowing comparison across ...
  • A Case of "Gray Plagiarism" from the History of the History of Computing 

    Davis, Michael (Plagiary : Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Plagiarism, Fabrication, and Falsfication, 2006)
    Claiming as one's own what one knows to be the discovery of another is certainly plagiarism. But what about merely failing to acknowledge the work of another where one does not give the impression that the discovery is ...
  • Conflict of Interest : What's to Worry? 

    Davis, Michael (1994-05-10)
    Michael Green's "Culture, Self, and Ethical Paradigms" is a daring paper. Though we must finally reject its argument and suspend judgement on its conclusions, it has much to teach us about the possible relationships between ...
  • Conflicts of Interest in Engineering 

    Davis, Michael; Wells, Paula; Jones, Hardy (Kendalll/Hunt Publishing Company, 1986)
    This module begins by examining the Hydrolevel case, and uses this as a way to highlight relevant principles regarding conflict of interest in engineering, and to discuss the importance of these principles for engineers ...
  • Critical Attributes of Good Process Decisions: a Guide for Reflective Special Education Hearing Officers 

    Ladenson, Robert; Ladenson, Robert (2011)
    This monograph offers guidance for special education due process hearing officers in their efforts to write good due process decisions. It has four sections dealing respectively with: - Summary and explanation ...
  • Culture, Social Psychology, and Business Ethics 

    Davis, Michael (1991-04-05)
    Michael Green's "Culture, Self, and Ethical Paradigms" is a daring paper. Though we must finally reject its argument and suspend judgement on its conclusions, it has much to teach us about the possible relationships between ...
  • Data Set from 2016 Survey of Chinese Engineers on Professional Ethics 

    Davis, Michael; Zhang, Hengli (2016-05)
    Raw data of a survey of Chinese engineers looking at their conceptions of professionalism and professional ethics. Collaborative project by Dr. Michael Davis of the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions and Dr. ...
  • Davis Discussant Remarks - APPE 2010 

    Davis, Michael (National Academy of Engineering, 2010-03)
    Remarks by Dr. Michael Davis as part of the panel "Engineering and Social Justice: What are the Difficulties, What are the Possibilities? as part of a mini conference at the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics ...
  • Do the Professional Ethics of Chemists and Engineers Differ ? 

    Davis, Michael (HYLE - International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry, 2002)
    This paper provides a sketch of my general way of understanding professions and then applies that sketch to a specific question, how to distinguish between two very similar professions, chemistry and engineering. I argue ...
  • Doing the Minimum as an Alternative to Exercising Reasonable Care in a Professional Role 

    Davis, Michael (2000)
    In the second edition of ENGINEERING ETHICS:CASES AND CONCEPTS (Wadsworth, 2000), Harris, Pritchard, and Rabins distinguish three conceptions of professional responsibility: the "minimalist," the "reasonable care" and the ...
  • Engineering Codes of Ethics : Analysis and Applications 

    Luegenbiehl, Heinz C.; Davis, Michael (Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT, 1992-07-10)
    This paper uses the events leading up to the explosion of the Challenger to begin a discussion about the important role professional codes of ethics play in shaping how professionals should respond to ethical questions and ...
  • Ethical Considerations for Personnel Administrators and Human Resources Managers 

    Frankel, Mark S.; Frankel, Mark S. (Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT, 1984-06)
    Human resource professionals and personnel administrators in their professional role will inevitably make decisions that affect the welfare of the organizations and the people they work for and with. Determining the "proper ...
  • Ethics After the Crash 

    Davis, Michael (Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT, 1987-12-10)
    Though my title may suggest a concern with wrongdoing, my primary concern is good conduct, how to get people to do the right thing. I shall argue that you have a special role to play in the firms for which you work, a role ...
  • Ethics and Biotechnology - Identifying Issues in the Face of Uncertainities 

    Weil, Vivian (Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT, 1995)
  • Ethics in the Details : Communicating Engineering Ethics via Micro-Insertion 

    Davis, Michael; Riley, Kathryn; Cox, Apryl; Maciukenas, James (IEEE, 2009)
    Work is described on a National Science Foundation grant that supports the development, assessment, and dissemination of “micro-insertion” problems designed to integrate ethics into the graduate engineering curriculum. In ...
  • Five Kinds of Ethics Across the Curriculum : An Introduction to Four Experiments with One Kind 

    Davis, MIchael (Philosophy Documentation Center, 2004)
    Since 1991, the National Science Foundation has made three large grants to the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at the Illinois Institute of Technology to offer workshops to help faculty integrate ethics ...
  • Four Kinds of Workplace Ethics for Discussion 

    Davis, Michael (1988)
    A collection of four cases illustrating common ethical issues that come up in business settings, covering the topics of managerial ethics, drugs in the workplace, stealing from the workplace, and supervisor and worker ...
  • Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Workplace : A Philosophical Inquiry 

    Ladenson, Robert F. (Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT, 1979-11-01)
    Should the employees of a large private business be free to speak out on any subject without fear of dismissal or other sanctions even when they level harsh criticisms at their employers? In this paper I will argue that ...
  • General Contractors : Some Ethical Problems 

    Davis, Michael (Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, IIT, 1987-10)
    A series of small ethics case studies illustrating ethical dilemmas that general contractors in the construction industry are likely to face.