Professional Issues in Information Technology

Professional Issues in Information Technology

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Professional 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 172 x 242 x 18mm | 521.64g
  • British Computer Society
  • Swindon, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • New ed.
  • 24 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1902505654
  • 9781902505657
  • 444,755

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
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About Frank Bott

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.
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