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Author Allen, Lori (Lori A.), 1952-

Title Ethics in technical communication : shades of gray / Lori Allen, Dan Voss
Published New York : Wiley Computer Pub., [1997]


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Description xxi, 410 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Dilemmas, Values, and Shades of Gray -- Ch. 2. Value Analysis Helps Us Resolve Ethical Conflicts in Technical Communication -- Ch. 3. Codes of Ethics -- Ch. 4. Honesty May Be the Best Policy, But It Often Comes at a Price -- Ch. 5. Legality: When Laws Don't Suffice, We Must Be Guided by Ethics -- Ch. 6. Privacy: It's a Delicate Balance - the Need for Protection and the Desire for Privacy -- Ch. 7. Quality Is Not Perfection, But Striving for the Perfect Match between Products and Requirements -- Ch. 8. Teamwork in Technical Communication Means Putting Clients, Coworkers, and Products Ahead of Self -- Ch. 9. Conflict of Interest: Divided Loyalties, Competing Priorities, and Conflicting Interpretations Make This the Grayest Area of All -- Ch. 10. Cultural Sensitivity: Not Just a Professional Obligation, But the Imprint of Our Humanity -- Ch. 11. Social Responsibility Means Serving the User Is Not Enough - We Must also Protect
Ch. 12. Professional Growth: Staying Ahead of the Information Avalanche -- Ch. 13. Advancing the Profession and Enhancing Professionalism: A Charter We All Share -- Ch. 14. Case Studies: Bringing the School of Hard Knocks to the Classroom -- Ch. 15. The Case of the Touched-Up Technical Volume -- Ch. 16. The Case of the Errant E-Mail -- Ch. 17. The Case of the Purloined Portfolio -- Ch. 18. The Case of the Toxic Tadpoles -- Ch. 19. The Case of the Reclusive Writer -- Ch. 20. The Case of the Attack Lawn Mower -- Ch. 21. The Case of the Politically Incorrect Petroleum Engineer -- Ch. 22. The Case of the Publishing Professor -- Ch. 23. The Case of the Naked Emperor -- Ch. 24. Ethical Dilemmas - Your Way
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 395-401) and index
Subject Communication of technical information -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies.
Communication of technical information -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Author Voss, Dan.
LC no. 96026312
ISBN 0471153281 (paperback: acid-free paper)