Ethical Issues of Information Systems / Edition 1

Ethical Issues of Information Systems / Edition 1

by Salehnia
     
 

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

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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

Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1Internet Privacy: Interpreting Key Issues1
Ch. 2One Size Does Not Fit All: Potential Diseconomies in Global Information Systems10
Ch. 3Some Internet and E-Commerce Legal Perspectives Impacting the End User16
Ch. 4A New Approach to Evaluating Business Ethics: An Artificial Neural Networks Application23
Ch. 5Copyright, Piracy, Privacy and Security Issues: Acceptable Or Unacceptable Actions for End Users?40
Ch. 6Ten Lessons that Internet Auction Markets Can Learn from Securities Market Automation57
Ch. 7The Societal Impact of the World Wide Web - Key Challenges for the 21st Century88
Ch. 8Method over Mayhem in Managing e-Commerce Risk107
Ch. 9Why Do We Do It If We Know It's Wrong? A Structural Model of Software Piracy120
Ch. 10Ethical Issues in Software Engineering Revisited145
Ch. 11Cyberspace Ethics and Information Warfare154
Ch. 12A Conversation Regarding Ethics in Information Systems Educational Research164
Ch. 13Software Piracy: Are Robin Hood and Responsibility Denial at Work?177
Ch. 14Social Issues in Electronic Commerce: Implications for Policy Markers189
Ch. 15Kierkegaard and the Internet: The Role and Formation of Community in Education207
Ch. 16Manufacturing Social Responsibility Benchmarks in the Competitive Intelligence Age215
Ch. 17Strategic and Ethical Issues in Outsourcing Information Technologies232
Ch. 18Ethics, Authenticity and Emancipation in Information Systems Development249
Ch. 19On the Role of Human Morality in Information System Security: From the Problems of Descriptivism to Non-Descriptive Foundations255
Ch. 20The Government "Downunder" Attempts to Censor the Net272
Ch. 21The Genetic Revolution: Ethical Implications for the 21st Century288
About the Editor296
Index297

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