This series of scenarios deals primarily with "conflict of interest," that is where you, as a technician or technologist, have to make decisions and choose between your personal gain versus what's in the best interest of the company for which you may work.

This module, and the scenarios which follow, come from the experiences of technicians and technologists, employers and experts who have watched employees and employers deal with workplace conduct, professional values and ethics in the 1990s. Professional values and ethics are a key part of a successful career. Failing to pay attention to workplace ethics and professional values can cut short a job experience and/or a career before they even get started.