• &

While dealing with responsibilities meeting the ethical concerns at stage in a project, the shall able to handle that may arise within stages of project

each

professional the conflicts and • between Execution

It’s important for Engineers to be aware of values held by different stakeholders in any instruction

• •

Ethics is a science of human Unethical behaviour resources, and leads to

relationship conflicts, human workmanship all effected • Ethical those behaviour concerned and adoption the result in higher quality of life for both with misuse of material and careless ultimately of life to

resulting in lower quality

To put it simply, Ethical Audits are carried out

regularly and systematically in the Project Execution so that essential decisions are rightly made that include Technical, Economical, Legal and also Ethical dimensions

Ethical Audit can many - a times form backbone of a

PROJECT REALIZATION
There Audit 1) Stakeholders 2) Brief 3) Context of Realization - Political, Social, Economic, Physical 4) Design are 5 stages call in for Project Ethical Realization that

Conflicts

are

symptoms

differences

between the stakeholders and included is the society • • • • • Difference in understanding intentions Differing value system Differing culture etc., Confusion between aims of an action and the route to achieve Resolution of conflicts results in

• of

Agreement requires an acceptance a common aim rather than objectives

differing •

Agreement shall ultimately results Decision”

in “ G o o d •

A “Good Decision” is one that the lives of those concerned with

improves the quality of output and of its execution and its result

ETHICAL AUDIT PROCEDURE Project Brief shall set out
• Aims & Constraints • Duties & obligations of the parties involved of

• Acknowledgement

Payment for the services

provided • • Quality of Service expected Relationship entered into Introduction of E t h i c a l B r i e f will make the output of the project more G o o d for everybody concerned

PROJECT EXECUTION & ETHICAL AUDIT • There “what • Physical, defined must need be is clear being met Temporal understanding of the project

under what circumstances” Financial, restraints need to be clearly

Stakeholders

may

be

Individuals, Corporates, Public bodies etc and each shall have their distinct

philosophy towards execution • Ethical Audit can bring in “Broad Consens

ROLE OF AN ENGINEER
There can be situations where the Engineer may be playing any one of Roles • Client • Consultant • Public Agent the following several

He must assess his own duties and responsibilities relative to those roles Ethical Audit shall identify the roles of various to parties &

attempt

define

their

PROJECT BRIEF & ETHICS
• A project involves the

appraisal and

consideration

of a multitude of constraints Technical / Legal / Financial / Environmental / ETHICAL

•Brief shall ultimately address all ( prioritized ) •Brief preparation requires careful avoid consideration ethical to these issues

conflicts

arriving

from partial views or

Engineers are responsible not only for the effective use,

management and conservation of resources within the project but also analysis of project within a complex & changing

Issues that can result in conflicts • Need supplier • Need for extending working hours • Introduction of Unplanned Techniques • Provision Training of Adequate to change material

AUDIT
The Review in (ii) Ethical

2 parts

REVIEW Report format should be S
implications of future

(i) A review of the present situation activities Objective of the audit is to identify possible points of future conflicts of interest & to eliminate them wherever possible

REVIEW Divided into 5 Stages RECOMMENDATIONS
1 2 3 4 5 Schedule of all Concerned Agreed Briefs The Context The Design Implementation Parties

1) SCHEDULE OF ALL • Include names, addresses etc PARTIES
• Hierarchy Structure • Role Reporting & Responsibilities, paths of all involved & Management

be they client / manager /

2) A G R E E D • Summaries of Briefs S
of

BRIEF
for all sections

the project including program

limitations should be included • Special note on performance specs & ( country any of special origin, constraints safety std,

confidentiality etc ) • Quality Management procedure

3) T H E
• • • •

CONTEXT

Aspects related to Environment Neighboring communities’ concern Possibility of society getting

impact of the project

affected Special requirements concerning Safety, & Pollution, requirements Health, •

Communication etc ? Statutory Legal

4)
• Any

THE
special

DESIGN
requirements for

reversibility, sustainability, Energy Conservation etc need to be noted • • • Variation in design made known Clear, unambiguous / operating performance during construction Manual made available Contractual obligations clearly defined and so on

5)
• local

IMPLEMENTATION
covering relationship & with communities execution

Items

aspects of reviewed as a •

the project need to be matter of routine

Trade Union relationships should be noted with reports on safety &

security • Problems related to supply, pollution etc shall be resolved

TO

SUM - UP
“ G o o d ” to all by

Ethical audit aims at delivering

minimizing conflicts and ensuring trust between all the parties

concerned Ethical Audit if followed in true sense, shall ultimately deliver a

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