Principles of Information Systems chapter 14

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Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition Chapter 14 The Personal and Social Impact of Computers 1
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Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 2 Principles and Learning Objectives Policies and procedures must be established to avoid waste and mistakes associated with computer usage Describe some examples of waste and mistakes in an IS environment, their causes, and possible solutions Identify policies and procedures useful in eliminating waste and mistakes Discuss the principles and limits of an individual’s right to privacy
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Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 3 Principles and Learning Objectives (continued) Computer crime is a serious and rapidly growing area of concern requiring management attention Explain the types of computer crime and their effects Identify specific measures to prevent computer crime
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Principles and Learning Objectives (continued) Jobs, equipment, and working conditions must be designed to avoid negative health effects from computers List the important negative effects of computers on the work environment Identify specific actions that must be taken to ensure the health and safety of employees Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 4
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Practitioners in many professions subscribe to a code of ethics that states the principles and core values that are essential to their work Outline criteria for the ethical use of information systems Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 5 Principles and Learning Objectives (continued)
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Why Learn About the Personal and Social Impact of the Internet? Both opportunities and threats: Surround a wide range of nontechnical issues associated with the use of information systems and the Internet You need to know about the topics in this chapter: To help avoid becoming a victim of crime, fraud, privacy invasion, and other potential problem Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 6
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Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 7 Computer Waste and Mistakes Computer waste: Inappropriate use of computer technology and resources Computer-related mistakes: Errors, failures, and other computer problems that make computer output incorrect or not useful
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Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 8 Computer Waste Spam filter: Software that attempts to block unwanted e-mail Some might require first-time e-mailers to be verified before their e-mails are accepted Image-based spam: New tactic spammers use to circumvent spam- filtering software
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Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 9 Computer-Related Mistakes Common causes: Unclear expectations and a lack of feedback Program development that contains errors Incorrect data entry by data-entry clerk
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Preventing Computer-Related Waste and Mistakes Preventing waste and mistakes involves: Establishing, implementing, monitoring, and reviewing effective policies and procedures Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 10 Principles of Information Systems, Tenth Edition 10
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