Über den Autor
Robert A. Schultz received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University in 1971. His dissertation in ethics was under the direction of John Rawls. He was a member of the philosophy faculty at the University of Pittsburgh, Cornell University, and the University of Southern California, taught courses and published articles and reviews in the fields of ethics, logic, and aesthetics. In 1980 he assumed the position of Data Processing Manager at A-Mark Precious Metals, a Forbes 500 company, then in Beverly Hills, CA. Since 1989, he has been Professor of Computer Information Systems (recently renamed Information Technology) and Director of Academic Computing at Woodbury University, Burbank, CA.
Sample of Contents: Ethics and IT; Ethical Issues in Information Technology; Ethics and IT Users; Privacy and Security; E-Problems; Valuing Infromation Technology; The Ultimate Value of Information Technology.
Information technology has produced ethical challenges and concerns in dealing with issues about privacy, security, piracy and professional ethics. This book discusses these issues as well as other important ethical issues such as the outsourcing of high-level jobs and the value of IT itself.