8.6 - Case Study - At the end Chapter 13 read Real World...

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At the end Chapter 13, read Real World Case Study 1, "Texas Health Resources and Intel: Ethics, IT, and Compliance” (p. 620) After you’ve read the case study, complete the case study questions at the end. 1. What are the two meanings of ‘corporate ethics’ in organizations today? What does each definition imply for IT practices? How does the economic environment affect this? Corporate ethics can be defined as the ethical principles and moral or ethical problems that arise in a business environment. It can be applied to any aspect of business and relates to conduct of the individuals involved as well as the entire organization. Another definition of corporate ethics is compliance with a set of legal and minimum standards. All IT problems and solutions fall under the blanket of ethical use of technology. Both definitions imply that whatever decision is made on company computer or intranet, must be made with consideration made to ethics. A
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