Self-Regulation or State Regulation?
Abstract – This paper is about the analysis of the effectiveness of self-regulation and state regulation of the engineering profession in Canada and in the United States. Canada uses self-regulation while the United States uses state regulation. In analyzing the nature, advantages and disadvantages of both of the models of professional regulation, one could recognize that they are equally effective in regulating the engineering profession.
Keywords – engineering, professionals, self-regulation, state regulation, and licensure.
Introduction Professionals are considered as a vital part of the society. Professions such as engineering could be helpful in the society through helping in the building establishments, operating industrial processes and developing new technologies which ...