Ethical Issues of Information Systems / Edition 1

Ethical Issues of Information Systems / Edition 1

by Salehnia
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1931777152

ISBN-13: 9781931777155

Pub. Date: 04/01/2002

Publisher: IGI-Global

Understanding, appreciating and taking corrective steps to maintain and enhance social and ethical responsibility in the information age is important not only because of our increased dependence on information and communication technologies, but also because information and communication technologies pose complex challenges. Ethical Issues of Information

Overview

Understanding, appreciating and taking corrective steps to maintain and enhance social and ethical responsibility in the information age is important not only because of our increased dependence on information and communication technologies, but also because information and communication technologies pose complex challenges. Ethical Issues of Information Systems strives to address these pertinent issues. This scholarly and academic book provides insight on many topics of debate and discussion in the field and lends the most recent research in the field of IT ethics and social responsibility.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931777155
Publisher:
IGI-Global
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 10.04(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordi
Prefaceiii
Chapter 1.Internet Privacy: Interpreting Key Issues1
Chapter 2.One Size Does Not Fit All: Potential Diseconomies in Global Information Systems10
Chapter 3.Some Internet and E-Commerce Legal Perspectives Impacting the End User16
Chapter 4.A New Approach to Evaluating Business Ethics: An Artificial Neural Networks Application23
Chapter 5.Copyright, Piracy, Privacy And Security Issues: Acceptable Or Unacceptable Actions For End Users?40
Chapter 6.Ten Lessons that Internet Auction Markets Can Learn from Securities Market Automation57
Chapter 7.The Societal Impact of the World Wide Web--Key Challenges for the 21st Century88
Chapter 8.Method over Mayhem in Managing e-Commerce Risk107
Chapter 9.Why Do We Do It If We Know It's Wrong? A Structural Model of Software Piracy120
Chapter 10.Ethical Issues in Software Engineering Revisited145
Chapter 11.Cyberspace Ethics and Information Warfare154
Chapter 12.A Conversation Regarding Ethics In Information Systems Educational Research164
Chapter 13.Software Piracy: Are Robin Hood and Responsibility Denial at Work?177
Chapter 14.Social Issues in Electronic Commerce: Implications for Policy Makers189
Chapter 15.Kierkegaard and the Internet: The Role and Formation of Community in Education207
Chapter 16.Manufacturing Social Responsibility Benchmarks in the Competitive Intelligence Age215
Chapter 17.Strategic and Ethical Issues in Outsourcing Information Technologies232
Chapter 18.Ethics, Authenticity and Emancipation in Information Systems Development249
Chapter 19.On the Role of Human Morality in Information System Security: From the Problems of Descriptivism to Non-Descriptive Foundations255
Chapter 20.The Government "Downunder" Attempts to Censor the Net272
Chapter 21.The Genetic Revolution: Ethical Implications for the 21st Century288
About the Editor296
Index297

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