SINGAPORE

SINGAPORE COMPUTER SOCIETY (S.C.S.) PROFESSIONAL CODE OF CONDUCT

General Principles

1. SCS members will act at all times with integrity.
2. SCS members will accept full responsibility for their work.
3. SCS members will always aim to increase their competence.
4. SCS members will act with professionalism to enhance the prestige of the profession and the Society.

Professional Ideas

1. SCS members will act at all times with integrity

* SCS members will not lay claim to a level of competence that they do not possess.
* SCS members will act with complete discretion when entrusted with confidential information.
* SCS members will be impartial when giving advice and will disclose any relevant personal interests.
* SCS members will give credit for work done by others where credit is due.

2. SCS members will accept full responsibility for their work

* SCS members will carry out their assignments in a professional manner.
* SCS members will adhere to their employer's or client's standards and guidelines.
* SCS members will indicate to their employers or clients the consequences to be expected if their professional judgement is overruled.

3. SCS members will always aim to increase their competence

* SCS members will continue to upgrade their knowledge and skills, and be aware of relevant development in the technology they are involved in.
* SCS members will provide opportunity and encouragement for professional development and advancement to fellow professionals and aspirants to the profession.
* SCS member will extend public knowledge, understanding and appreciation of information technology and to oppose false or deceptive statements related to information technology of which they are aware.

4. SCS members will act with professionalism to enhance the prestige of the profession and the Society

* SCS members will uphold and improve the professional standards of the Society through participation in their formulation, establishment and enforcement.
* SCS members will not seek personal advantage to the detriment of the Society.
* SCS members will not speak on behalf of the Society without proper authority.
* SCS members will not slander the professional reputation of any other person.
* SCS members will use their special knowledge and skill for the advancement of human welfare.


Edited 94/10/04
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