Engineering Ethics: The Code Of Ethics In Industrial Engineering

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Industrial engineers concern about many things in their industry such as reducing production costs, improving the quality of products and services, protecting the environment, increasing efficiency, ensuring worker health and safety and complying with government regulations (Lucas, 2014). They devise efficient systems that integrate workers, machines, materials, information, and energy to provide a service or make a product indeed ("Industrial Engineers: Occupational Outlook Handbook: U.S. Bureau of Labour Statistics," 2015). From Engineering Ethics News, Conferences and Careers website, it defines Engineering Ethics as a standard of moral practice that is adhered to for the sake of the industry and which is guided by personal conscience. Engineering Ethics is very important to very engineer and it applies to every engineer as well. When engineer does not follow the ethics, disaster will occur more often. These disasters include huge monetary costs, environmental impacts, and loss of human life indeed. From Investopedia website, code of ethics is defined as a guide of principles designed to help professionals execute business honestly and with integrity. It also state that a code of ethics document may rough out the mission and values of the business or organization, how professionals are supposed to solve problems, the ethical principles based on the organization 's core values and the standards to which the engineer is held. From the National Society of Professional
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