GE1301 - PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & HUMAN VALUES2 MARKS QUESTIONS AND ANSWERSUNIT - II1. Define Ethics ?* Study of right or wrong.* Good and evil.* Obligations & rights.* Justice.* Social & Political deals.2. Define Engineering Ethics ?* Study of the moral issues and decisions confronting individuals and organizations engaged inengineering / profession.* Study of related questions about the moral ideals, character, policies and relationships of people and corporations involved in technological activity.* Moral standards / values and system of morals.3. What is the need to study Ethics ?
To responsibly confront moral issues raised by technological activity.
To recognize and resolve moral dilemma.
To achieve moral autonomy.4DEPARTMENT OF EEE, NICE 4. Differentiate Moral and Ethics ?MORAL:• Refers only to personal behavior.• Refers to any aspect of human action. • Social conventions about right or wrong conduct.
ETHICS :• Involves defining, analyzing, evaluating and resolving moral problems and developing moralcriteria to guide human behavior.• Critical reflection on what one does and why one does it.• Refers only to professional behavior.5. What is the method used to solve an Ethical problem?Recognizing a problem or its need. Gathering information and defining the problem to be solvedor goal to be achieved. Generating alternative solutions or methods to achieve the goal.Evaluate benefits and costs of alternate solutions. Decision making & optimization.Implementing the best solution.6. What are the Senses of Engineering Ethics ?o An activity and area of inquiry.o Ethical problems, issues and controversies.o Ethical problems, issues and controversies. o Particular set of beliefs, attitudes and habits.o Morally correct.7. Differentiate Micro -ethics and Macro -ethics ?Micro -ethics : Deals about some typical and everyday problems which play an important role inthe field of engineering and in the profession of an engineer....