CONE 401 – Planning and Scheduling Ethics Assignment

CONE 401 – Planning and Scheduling
Ethics Assignment

The Code of Ethics of the American Institute of Constructors identifies the following
seven principles.
1. A Constructor shall have full regard to the public interest in fulfilling his or her
responsibilities to the employer or client.
2. A Constructor shall not engage in any deceptive practice, or in any practice which
creates an unfair advantage for the Constructor or another.
3. A Constructor shall not maliciously or recklessly injure or attempt to injure, whether
directly or indirectly, the professional reputation of others.
4. A Constructor shall ensure that when providing a service which includes advice, such
advice shall be fair and unbiased.
5. A Constructor shall not divulge to any person, firm, or company, information of a
confidential nature acquired during the course of professional activities.
6. A Constructor shall carry out responsibilities in accordance with current professional
practice, so far as it lies within his or her power.
7. A Constructor shall keep informed of new thought and development in the
construction process appropriate to the type and level of his or her responsibilities and
shall support research and the educational processes associated with the construction
Your assignment is to
identify an example of an ethical issue that relates to one of the
7 principles
. Your sources can be magazines, newspapers, the web, or your own
In a short report (
1 page / 500 words), provide the following:
1- Source of information
2- Describe: (1) the project situation, (2) the ethical considerations (3) the actual
solution/behavior and (4) the ethical solution/behavior.
3 – Attach any printed material (copy of the article, web page, text book etc.)
Notes on listing references (
A bibliography is a list of all of the sources you have used in the process of researching your work. In
general, a bibliography should include:
the authors’ names
the titles of the works
the names and locations of the companies that published your copies of the sources
the dates your copies were published
the page numbers of your sources (if they are part of multi-source volumes)

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