Ethical Aspects of Information Technology
This collection of case studies and theoretical frameworks is designed to provoke readers to reflect upon the social and ethical ramifications of managing information.
- Paperback | 240 pages
- 153.2 x 228.9 x 11.9mm | 338.4g
- 01 Jan 1995
- Pearson Education (US)
- Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
Back cover copy
Each of the topics covered in this book, such as privacy or intellectual property, is analyzed in some depth. This analysis is followed by several case studies that provide the opportunity for further reflection and discussion.
Table of contents
1. Introduction. 2. Frameworks for Ethical Analysis. Case Study: Vital Information at Complex. 3. Information Technology and Anti-Competitive Practices. Case Studies: Airline Reservation Systems. The Airline Price Data Network. 4. Vendor-Client Relations. Case Studies: The Product Manager. Revlon vs. Logisticon. 5. Privacy in the Information Age. Case Studies: The Credit Bureau Industry. The Topper Travel Agency. The "Market-Place Households" Product Controversy. 6. Intellectual Property. Case Studies: The Microsoft Windows Lawsuit. Agrico, Inc. - A Software Dilemma. 7. Ethics and Security Issues. Case Study: The Internet Worm.