Roberts, Assignment #3.docx - Issues Related to Information Technology Week 3 Homework Assignment Title Page Fundamental Tenets and Ethical Issues

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Issues Related to Information Technology Week 3 Homework Assignment Title Page: Fundamental Tenets and Ethical Issues Reagan Roberts Wayland Baptist University- Lubbock 1
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Issues Related to Information Technology Ethics is the principles of right and wrong that individuals use to make choices to guide their behaviors. There are 3 tenets and they are responsibility, accountability as well as liability. Responsibility simply means that you accept the consequences of your decisions and actions that come with it. Accountability involved determining who is responsible for actions that were taken. Liability is a legal concept that gives individuals the right to recover the damages done to them by other individuals, systems or organizations. Things that are unethical is not necessarily illegal, and ethics essentially is a set of principles that is intended to guide decision making by members of the organization. “In fact, many IT pros don’t even realize that their jobs involve ethical issues. Yet we make decisions on a daily basis that raise ethical questions.” (Shinder,
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