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Unformatted text preview: 12.1 12 Chapter Ethical and Social Issues Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems in Information Systems 12.2 STUDENT OBJECTIVES Essentials of Business Information Systems Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems What ethical, social, and political issues are raised by information systems? What specific principles for conduct can be used to guide ethical decisions? 12.3 STUDENT OBJECTIVES Essentials of Business Information Systems Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems Why do contemporary information systems technology and the Internet pose challenges to the protection of individual privacy and intellectual property? How have information systems affected everyday life? 12.4 Is Your Student Data on Loan? Problem: Student loan data was difficult for universities and lenders to acquire. Solutions: The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) organized this information for easy access by both groups. Essentials of Business Information Systems Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems 12.5 Is Your Student Data on Loan? However, the database was being used inappropriately by loan companies and had to be temporarily disabled to add security measures. Demonstrates ITs role in organizing and distributing information. Illustrates the dangers inherent in using digital databases to store important information. Essentials of Business Information Systems Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems 12.6 Is Your Student Data on Loan? Essentials of Business Information Systems Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems 12.7 Understanding Ethical and Social Issues Related to Systems Recent cases of failed ethical judgment in business Enron, WorldCom, Parmalat In many, information systems used to bury decisions from public scrutiny Ethics Principles of right and wrong that individuals, acting as free moral agents, use to make choices to guide their behaviors Essentials of Business Information Systems Essentials of Business Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems Chapter 12 Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems 12.8 Understanding Ethical and Social Issues Related to Systems Information systems and ethics Information systems raise new ethical questions because they create opportunities for: Intense social change, threatening existing distributions of power, money, rights, and...
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