Posts Tagged ‘Social Responsibility’

In the past, an engineer’s primary focus was finding simple and elegant ways of implementing design requirements. Today, however, engineers must also have knowledge of topics beyond the realm of traditional engineering – to succeed, they must possess an understanding of environmental issues, legal issues, and business issues.

In Citizen Engineer, David Douglas and Greg Papadopoulos examine the nature of engineering in today’s world and discuss how engineers are becoming the link between the world of science and society. They explain how product design is affected by environmental and intellectual property considerations, and explore how sustainable products and services can benefit business while also providing career growth for engineers.

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