OMIS2000- Chapter Notes

Declining communication costs and growth in the size

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: individuals and others can recover damages done to them through a set of laws characterized by due process Ethical Analysis 1. Identify and clearly describe the facts: find out who did what to whom and where, when and how 2. Define the conflict or dilemma, and identify the higher- order values involved: Ethical, Social, and political issues always reference higher values (i.e. freedom, privacy, protection of property) 3. Identify the Stakeholders: players in the game who have an interest in the outcome 4. Identify the options that you can reasonably take: may find that none of the options satisfy all the interests involved, but that some options so a better job than others 5. Identify the potential consequences of your options: “What if I choose this option consistently over time?” Candidate Ethical Principles 1. Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you 2. Immanuel Kant’s Categorical Imperative: If an action is not right for everyone to take, it is not right for anyone 3. Descartes’ rule of change: If an action cannot be taken repeatedly, it is not right to take at all OMIS 2000 Final Exam Gahtan 12 4. Utilitarian Principle: take the action that achieves the higher or greater value 5. Risk Aversion Principle: Take the action that produces the least harm or the least potential cost 6. Ethical “No Free Lunch” Rule: Assume that virtually all tangible and intangible objects are owned by someone else unless there is specific declaration otherwise Professional Codes of Conduct When groups of people claim to be professionals,...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online