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    DescriptionProfessional IT practitioners need not only the appropriate technical skills, but also a broad understanding of the context in which they operate. This book provides a unique introduction to: social, legal, financial, organizational and ethical issues in the context of the IT industry; the role of professional codes of conduct and ethics; and key legislation. It is designed to accompany the BCS Professional Examination Core Diploma Module: Professional Issues in Information Systems Practice.

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    Professional Issues in Information Technology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Frank Bott
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 268
    Width: 170 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 433 g
    ISBN 13: 9781902505657
    ISBN 10: 1902505654

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27850
    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: KJM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.1
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    DC22: 004.068
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC classification: QA
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    B&T General Subject: 229
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 01
    Abridged Dewey: 004
    BISAC V2.8: COM014000
    Ingram Subject Code: XG
    BIC subject category V2: UBL
    BISAC V2.8: BUS071000, BUS085000, BUS008000
    LC classification: 2005440097
    Thema V1.0: KJMB, KJG, UY, KJU
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    BCS Learning & Development Limited
    Imprint name
    British Computer Society
    Publication date
    30 May 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Frank Bott has previously lectured at the University of Missouri and been Head of the University of Wales' Computer Science Department. He now lectures there part-time, and is an active member of The British Computer Society.
    Table of contents
    1 Law and Government 2 The Nature of a Profession 3 Professional Bodies in Computing 4 What is an organization? 5 Financing a Start-Up Company 6 Financial Accounting 7 Management Accounting 8 Investment Appraisal 9 Structure and Management of Organizations 10 Human Resources Issues 11 Anti-Discrimination Legislation 12 Software Contracts and Liability 13 Intellectual Property Rights 14 Data Protection, Privacy and Freedom of Information 15 Internet Issues 16 Computer Misuse