Ethics in Information Technology / Edition 4

Ethics in Information Technology / Edition 4

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by George Reynolds
     
 


Gain a strong understanding of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology with Reynolds' ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Fifth Edition. The latest edition of this dynamic text provides up-to-date, thorough coverage of notable technology developments and their impact on business today. You will examine issues surrounding professional… See more details below

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Gain a strong understanding of the legal, ethical, and societal implications of information technology with Reynolds' ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Fifth Edition. The latest edition of this dynamic text provides up-to-date, thorough coverage of notable technology developments and their impact on business today. You will examine issues surrounding professional codes of ethics, file sharing, infringement of intellectual property, security risk assessment, Internet crime, identity theft, employee surveillance, privacy, compliance, social networking, and the ethics of IT corporations. This book offers an excellent foundation in ethical decision-making for current and future business managers and IT professionals. Unlike typical introductory Information Systems books that cover ethical issues only briefly, ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY provides thorough coverage to prepare the individuals responsible for addressing ethical issues in today's workplace. You will learn how to examine ethical situations that typically arise in IT and gain practical advice for addressing the relevant issues. Up-to-the-minute business vignettes and thought-provoking questions challenge your knowledge, while features focused on decision-making--including updated Manager's Checklists--provide brief, critical points to consider in making key business decisions. Trust ETHICS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, Fifth Edition, to equip you with the understanding of IT and ethics needed for confident decision-making and professional success.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111534127
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/28/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
1,294,394
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1An Overview of Ethics2
Ch. 2Ethics for IT Professionals and IT Users26
Ch. 3Computer and Internet Crime52
Ch. 4Privacy82
Ch. 5Freedom of Expression112
Ch. 6Intellectual Property132
Ch. 7Software Development162
Ch. 8Employer/Employee Issues188
App. AAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM) Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct212
App. BAssociation of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) Code of Ethics220
App. CSoftware Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice224
App. DInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Code of Ethics232
Glossary234
Index244

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