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IEEE Code of Ethics Tamara Seeley Supervisor, Corporate Committees & Governance Corporate Activities Department
Agenda l IEEE Code of Ethics l Enabling Culture Principles l Ethics & Member Conduct Committee (EMCC) l Member Conduct Cases l Promoting Ethics within IEEE
IEEE Code of Ethics l Long History – since merger with AIEE/IRE l Last revised in l All members are required to abide by the Code. l Stated on membership form which they sign l Violations of the Code are subject to appropriate action. See IEEE Bylaw I , Policy 7.8, 7.9, 7.10 I
IEEE Enabling Culture Principles l Member No. 1 & Customer Focus l Respect for the Employee and Volunteer l Teamwork l Lead by Example l Participatory Management l Accountability & Our Word is Our Bond l Innovation & Continuous Improvement l Open Honest Communication and Feedback
IEEE Ethics & Member Conduct Committee l Reports to the IEEE Board of Directors. l Recommends policy & educational programs to promote ethical behavior of members and staff. l Administers proceedings relating to member & officer discipline. l Fosters an awareness of ethical issues. See: Bylaw I-306.7Bylaw I-306.7
2005 IEEE Ethics & Member Conduct Committee l Hiromasa Haneda, Chair l Theodore A. Bickart l Jens Hannemann l Charles Hickman l Joe Kalasky l Brian L. Lee l Lloyd A. (Pete) Morley l Gerald Peterson l Charles W. Turner
Summary of Handling Member Conduct Complaints l EMCC receives complaints from members about the conduct of other members. l EMCC conducts preliminary investigation. l If the EMCC finds that the facts can be proven and constitute cause for censure, suspension or expulsion a Hearing Board is convened. l Hearing Board deliberates. l Board of Directors takes final action. See: Bylaw I-110, I-111 & Policy 7.11I-110I
Promoting Ethics within IEEE l EMCC booth available on loan for IEEE meetings, conferences, etc. l Brochures & Codes of Ethics Cards l Resource page: l Student Ethics Competition New!
Student Ethics Competition Objectives l Become familiar with IEEE Code of Ethics. l Discuss & analyze ethical questions. l Apply ethical concepts to professional situations.
Region Participation l Developed for use at IEEE Regional student events. l Recommended that it be part of major Regional event that attracts a cross section of Regions Student & Graduate Student Members. l Decision to host a competition is optional.
What does the IEEE Ethics & Member Conduct Committee (EMCC) do? l Provide materials for contest organizers. l Judging forms, guidelines, Case studies, Student Analysis format, etc. l Posters, CD-ROM with guidelines & customizable poster files. l Fund prizes in each Region every other year. ($600 US total). l Provide case study. l Provide certificates of participation to all participants signed by EMCC Chair and IEEE President.
What does the Region Do? l Organize the competition. l Select date/location for competition. l Select judges. l Notify EMCC of event details in funding request. l Notify EMCC of participants. l Notify EMCC of winners.