Ethics in maintenance

Umar M. Al-Turki, Tahir Ayar, Bekir Sami Yilbas*, Ahmet Ziyaettin Sahin

*Corresponding author for this work

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Ethical principles are essential for developing a sustainable success at the business level as well as at the individual level. This applies to all professions including maintenance engineering. Unethical acts in maintenance can lead to disastrous incidents and develops an unhealthy working environment. Professional organizations put in place codes of ethics that should be followed by all members of the professions. In this chapter, ethical issues, concerns, and codes of conducts related to the maintenance profession are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages4
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318

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  • Codes of conduct
  • Maintenance ethic
  • Professional values

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • General Chemical Engineering
  • General Mathematics
  • General Materials Science
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • General Engineering


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