TECHNICAL RESOURCES

Getting to a Real “Yes”

By Martin Ottaway

“The Art of Saying No!”

Author:  Henk van Hemmen

Published:  February 1999

In this 1999 address to the Society of Marine Consultants, Henk van Hemmen explains the ethical issues a marine consultant may encounter.  He explains it as the “art of saying no,” but it shows that appropriate “noes” result in much stronger “yeses.”

Too few engineers really understand engineering ethics, and this paper is required reading for any engineer who is engaged in engineering consultation.

To download the full paper click this link:  Art_of_Saying_No