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Case Study Anna is a young ambitious programmer working for small company developing software for web
based services in the health area, with a focus on support to remote aboriginal communities. To
further her career Anna undertakes additional tertiary study, with support from her manager, Brian.
This study includes topics covering computer ethics, and issues relating to the impact of ICT on
different communities. On her current project, Anna develops a new user interface, which has a
strong focus on accessibility for remote communities, especially considering the type of technology
likely to be used. She also pays special attention to the use of cultural images in the interface, to
avoid those which may be distressing or offensive to aboriginal users. The new system is a great
success and Anna’s contribution is recognised by her company, through an Employee of the Month
Award. The company also receives a national business award for its contribution to the positive use
of ICT in aboriginal communities. Brian takes all of the credit for this, and Anna receives no
acknowledgement for her efforts. Question: What should be the policy to acknowledge contribution of employees? What are the
consequences of not having such a policy?

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