The Role of Engineers in Society

1615 words 7 pages
POST 1: Role of Engineers in Transforming the Society
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Topic: Role of Engineers in Transforming the Society

Objectives:
Ø to open an issue exploring the roles of engineers in transforming our society
Ø to gather data regarding the past and present roles and significant contributions engineers have played and made in and to Philippine society
Ø to thoughtfully consider the relevant emerging roles and functions of an engineer in transforming our present and future society
(a personal assessment based on relevant facts gathered)

Focus: roles the engineer play on impacting society onto transformation and positive changes in the fields of government, public administration,
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If ours is a creative profession, a constructive profession, a people profession…a real world profession, then finding engineers impacting society onto transformation and positive changes in the fields of government, public administration, leading roles in non-governmental organizations, breakthrough sciences, business, and the like should not be a daunting task…should it?

Because engineering is an engaging profession, engineers then have the necessary faculty to step out from the process plant and take his/her place among society’s influential bigwigs and make a positive difference.
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POST 3: From Profession to Passion

Previously, I posed the idea that because engineering is an engaging profession – creative, constructive, people and real world profession – engineers then do have the necessary faculty to step out from the process plant and take his/her place among society’s influential bigwigs and make a positive difference.

Alas, not too many engineers choose to pursue this path.

In my search, I have stumbled across this article from a book. It qualifies different stages of moral development of an engineer.
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Gunn S. Alastair, P. Aarne Vesilind (2003)
“Hold Paramount the Engineer’s Responsibility to Society”

Moral Development of Engineers

Stage1:

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