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WEEK 3 DQ 1 What are the ethical implications of observing employees without their knowledge? I’m unsure there's a proper reply to this question. I think, the statement presumes all workers view concealed monitoring an illegal practice. To my knowledge there are few rules which govern employee privacy as well as monitoring policies. Personally, I think concealment is essential to observe workers in a naturalistic environment without creating differences in employee behavior. The lone problem I observe with concealment would be checking workers away from their work place for illegal purposes. In some instances monitoring workers beyond their work place is approved. For instance: a lot of workers who file workers compensation or disability claims are
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Unformatted text preview: secretly noticed to establish the reliability of their claim. Are these implications different when observing customers? I would presume there are no different ramifications for customers in physical settings. In my opinion clients that like to work on the internet are more fortunate to privacy rules. What type of observational study could you use to determine the productivity of an assembly line? My company utilizes video recording to closely keep track of production. The video permits an observation group to repeatedly see things which obstruct operations. I think the method of direct observation with a video camera would be an efficient method to verify productivity....
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