IT Ethics - Ethics - Objectives 1. To understand ethics and...

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1 Ethics - Objectives 1. To understand ethics and why its important in ways that are consistent with a code of principles. 2. Understand why business ethics are becoming increasingly important. 3. Identify what actions corporations are taking to Discuss the risk of negative impact due to the unethical use of information technology.
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2 Ethics Defined Moral codes are the rules that establish the boundaries of generally accepted behavior. Morality refers to social conventions about right and wrong human conduct. Ethics are beliefs regarding right and wrong behavior.
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3 Ethics Defined Virtues are habits that incline us to do what is acceptable. Vices are habits that incline us to do what is unacceptable. Value System is the complex scheme of moral values that we choose to live by.
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4 The Importance of Integrity Integrity is used to refer to people who act in ways that are consistent with their own code of principles. You often reflect on your principles when you consider what you “ought” to do in different situations.
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5 Ethics in the Business World Globalization of organizations have created a complex business world. Risk is the likelihood of a negative event times the impact of the event.
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6 Why Business Ethics are Important Protect the organization and its
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