Research Ethics Cases are a tool for discussing scientific integrity.
Cases are designed to confront the readers with a specific problem that does not lend itself to easy answers.
After being approved by multiple countries’ medical device regulation agencies, Corazón quickly gained market share based on the ease of use of the app and the company’s vocal commitment to securing patients’ information.
Corazón also worked with several charities to provide free or reduced access to patients living below the poverty line.
Communications professionals within the agriculture industry face ethical challenges when obligations, responsibilities and loyalties conflict.
The American Agricultural Editors’ Association is committed to educating and equipping its members to make ethical decisions.Cases, like the real world, contain uncertainties and ambiguities.Readers are encouraged to identify key issues, make assumptions as needed, and articulate options for resolution.Rogue refuses to intervene with these services despite repeated requests.Corazón is a medical technology startup that builds implantable heart health monitoring devices.In all cases, the computing professional should defer to the public good as the paramount consideration.The analyses in the following cases highlight the intended interpretations of members of the 2018 Code task force, and should help guide computing professionals in how to apply the Code to various situations.In this sense, unethical behavior is defined by a failure to engage in the process of ethical decision-making.It is always unacceptable to have made no reasonable attempt to define a consistent and defensible basis for conduct.In pursuit of that goal, the AAEA Affiliate Advisory Committee commissioned a set of case studies written to illustrate the values and principles identified in the Affiliate Code of Ethics.The project was funded by a grant from the AAEA Professional Improvement Foundation.