Samson Company is an engineering firm. Many of the employees are engineers who are working individually on different projects. Most of the design work takes place on computers. The computers are connected by a network and employees can also "surf" the internet through their desk top computers.
The president is concerned about productivity among his engineers. He has acquired software that allows him to monitor each engineer's computer work. At anytime during the day, the president can observe on her screen exactly what the different engineers are working on. The engineers are quite unhappy with this monitoring process. They feel it is unethical for the president to be able to access what they are working on without their knowledge.
Required: Describe the pros and cons of monitoring through observing the computer work of the engineers.
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