Mikami, an engineer, is hired by a client to supply complete engineering services for a project involving the design and construction of a building. Mikami recommends to the client that for safety reasons a full-time, on-site project engineer be hired. The client tells Mikami that it would be too expensive to do so.
What can Mikami do about the client's decision to ignore her recommendation for a full-time project engineer?
--adapted from NSPE Board of Ethical Review Case No. 84-5
NSPE Code of Ethics An earlier version may have been used in this case.
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