CASE STUDIES

Various Areas
Bioethics & Science Ethics
Business Ethics
Computer & Technology Ethics
Engineering Ethics
Journalism Ethics
Education Ethics
Military Ethics

 

 

Various Areas

Ethics Updates – Case Studies
*Site contains an enormous collection of case studies ranging from banking to technology ethics.

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics – Case Studies
*Site contains cases in business, governmental, everyday, policy, technology, medical, and legal ethics. 

Institute for Global Ethics – Dilemmas
*Site contains actual cases in business, educational, medical ethics, and family, personal, and military ethics.

University of Puerto Rico’s Center for Ethics in the Profession – Case Studies
*Site contains case studies in engineering, science and research, business, computer, environmental, and academic ethics.

Utah Valley State College’s Ethics Across the Curriculum - Case Studies
*Site contains cases in business, technology, medical ethics, etc.

Leeds University Ethics Case Studies Database 
*Site contains a sizeable ethics case study database that is searchable by keyword.       

Hale Chair in Applied Ethics – Case Studies
*Site contains a variety of case studies by Lisa Newton. 

Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at the Illinois Institute of Technology -  Ethics Case Studies Links
*Site contains a comprehensive list of links to ethics case studies.

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Bioethics & Science Case Studies

Iowa State University’s Bioethics - Case Studies for the Classroom
*Site contains an enormous collection of case studies, ranging from agriculture, biotechnology, environmental, and research ethics.

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science at SUNY-Buffalo - Case Study Collection
*Site contains a huge collection of ethics cases related to all aspects of science and medicine and is searchable by topic.

Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity – Case Studies
*Site contains a small but updated collection of ethics case studies (put out by the AMA) related to bioethics.

Stanford University –  Ethics Case Studies in Biodesign.
*Site contains a list of 15 cases studies related to biodesign.

Western Michigan University - Ethics in the Science Classroom
*Site contains a few case studies dealing with different ethical issues in science.

Indiana University’s Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions – Case Studies in Moral Reasoning in Scientific Research
*Site contains several case studies related to research ethics.

UK Clinical Ethics Network - Case Studies
*Site contains a small collection of medical ethics cases.

American Anthropological Association - Ethical Currents Case Studies
*Site contains case studies related to ethical issues in anthropology.

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Business Ethics Case Studies

CasePlace.org
*Site is a free service of Aspen Institute Business and Society Program and contains an enormous collection of business ethics cases searchable by discipline, topic, or keyword.

Carnegie-Mellon’s Arthur Andersen Case Studies in Business
*Site contains a sizeable collection of case studies on variety of issues relevant to the business world. 

Web Miner's Guide to Business Ethics Cases
*Site contains an enormous list of links to business ethics cases as well as links to literature, codes, and other business ethics resources.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants – Case Studies
*Site contains case studies on accounting fraud, corporate governance, and other business related issues. 

BusinessEthics.ca
*Site contains links to case studies in business ethics.

Institute of Business Ethics Index to Cases
*Site contains several business ethics case studies as well as other teaching materials. 

Emerson Center for Business Ethics cases
*Site contains a variety of case studies in business ethics written by both faculty and students. 

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Computer & Technology Ethics Case Studies

Case Western Reserve University’s Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science – Case Studies
*Site contains a few case studies related to computers and software.

Case Studies in Computer Technology Ethics
*Site contains a list of case studies in computer technology ethics, compiled by Notre Dame’s Dr. Robert Barger. 

Association for Information Systems
*Site contains technology/computer ethics resources, including an extensive bibliography of cyberethics literature and case studies.

Web Clearinghouse for Engineering and Computer Ethics – Case Study Links
*Site contains links to other sources of case studies.

Ethics in Computing Website
*Site contains an excellent array of resources in computing ethics, including sections and case studies on free speech, property, social justice, and computer abuse

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Engineering Ethics Case Studies

Teaching Engineering Ethics with Cases
*Site contains an interesting essay, cases studies, and other teaching resources by Michael Pritchard of Texas A & M.

Texas A&M University Engineering Ethics Cases
*Site contains an extensive collection of case studies taken from a variety of sources.

National Science Foundation/Texas A & M – Ethics Cases
*Site contains a variety of ethics case studies.

Engineering.com – Ethics Case Studies
*Site contains a collection of detailed ethics case studies of important engineering flaws.
 
Engineering Ethics:  Cases and Concepts
*Site contains a comprehensive collection of engineering ethics case studies.  Touches all major sub-fields of engineering.

Carleton University – Engineering Cases
*Site contains a collection of engineering case studies. 

ASCE's Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice
*Site contains issues of above journal, each of which includes an ethics case study.

Design Failure Lessons – provided by the University of Texas
*Site contains a small collection of cases concerning the ethical implications of design flaws, including the Ford Pinto case. 

University of British Columbia – Examples of Engineering Failures
*Site contains a collection of case studies involving notable and important engineering failures.

NSPE Board of Ethical Review Cases
*Site contains a collection of actual cases heard and decisions made by the National Society of Professional Engineers review board from 1976-2001.

Case Western Reserve University’s Online Ethics Center for Engineering and Science – Case Studies in Engineering
*Site contains a sizeable collections of cases.

Penn State College of Engineering – Ethics Case Studies
*Site contains a variety of links to cases available online, as well as other resources. 
 
Web Clearinghouse for Engineering and Computing Ethics
*Site contains an extensive collection of cases studies.

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Journalism Ethics Case Studies

Poynter Online – Ethics Case Studies
*Site contains a wide assortment of journalism ethics case studies.

Indiana University-Bloomington - Journalism Ethics Cases Online
*Site contains an extensive collection of cases touching nearly every area of journalism, searchable by topic. 

Society of Professional Journalists – Ethics Case Studies
*Site contains a very small collection of journalism ethics case studies

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Education Ethics Case Studies

Utah Valley State College’s Ethics Across the Curriculum – Education Case Studies
*Site contains cases in education ethics ranging from plagiarism to school prayer.

Syracuse University Professional Development –  Cases
*Site contains a collection of video case studies concerning issues in education ethics.

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Military Ethics Case Studies

Ethics Updates - Ethics of War Peace and Terrorism
*Site contains a collection of 12 military ethics case studies, as well as other resources related to military ethics.

Air War College – Case Studies
*Site contains a list of military ethics cases.

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