The Ethics of Information Technology and Business

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Wiley, 2003 - Business & Economics - 289 pages
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This is the first study of business ethics to take into consideration the plethora of issues raised by the Information Age.

  • The first study of business ethics to take into consideration the plethora of issues raised by the Information Age.
  • Explores a wide range of topics including marketing, privacy, and the protection of personal information; employees and communication privacy; intellectual property issues; the ethical issues of e-business; Internet-related business ethics problems; and the ethical dimension of information technology on society.
  • Uncovers previous ignored ethical issues.
  • Underlines the need for public discussion of the issues.
  • Argues that computers and information technology have not necessarily developed in the most ethical manner possible.

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Richard T. De George is University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and Business Administration, and Director of the International Center for Ethics in Business at the University of Kansas. He is the author of over 180 articles and the author or editor of nineteen books, including Business Ethics (fifth edition, 1999) and Competing With Integrity in International Business (1993). He is a past president of both the American Philosophical Association and the International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics.

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