A-level Computing 2009/CIE/Theory Fundamentals/Ethics and ownership

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Principles of ethics and ownership:

  • Public: Act consistently in the public
  • Client: Act in the best interests of the client
  • Employer: Act in the best interests of their employer
  • Product: Software and related modifications should reach highest possible standards
  • Judgement: Maintain integrity and independence in their professional judgement
  • Management: Team leaders should subscribe to and promote an ethical approach to the management of software development and maintenance
  • Profession: Software engineers shall advance the integrity and reputation of the profession
  • Colleagues: Software engineers shall be fair to and supportive of their colleagues
  • Self: Software engineers shall participate in lifelong learning regarding the practice of their profession