Download the IS3004 Written Response Template and answer each question in the number of paragraphs indicated.

Due in 40 hours

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Overview

For this Assessment, you will answer a series of questions about ethical issues related to IT systems, as well as how positive social change can influence an organization’s approach to addressing these ethical issues. You will conduct research and identify a company that has both faced and addressed an ethical issue, as well as describe the role that society and the drive for positive social change played in that scenario.

Assessment Submission Length: 7 items, with responses ranging in length from 150–450 words (2–6 paragraphs) per item

Professional Skills: Written CommunicationInformation LiteracyInquiry & Analysis, and Technology are assessed in this Competency.

Instructions

Before submitting your Assessment, carefully review the rubric. This is the same rubric the assessor will use to evaluate your submission and it provides detailed criteria describing how to achieve or master the Competency. Many students find that understanding the requirements of the Assessment and the rubric criteria help them direct their focus and use their time most productively.

All submissions must follow the Academic Writing Expectations. For each item, be sure to reference at least one scholarly source to support your answer. Properly formatted APA citations and references must be provided where appropriate. Submissions that do not meet these expectations will be returned without scoring.

Everyone faces decisions that require them to reflect on their personal ethics and morals. Sometimes, this can be a daily occurrence. The resources in this Learning Activity will help you to become familiar with ethical considerations related to the use and implementation of information technology.

ARTICLE: ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND THE IT PROFESSIONAL

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Ethical Decision Making and the IT Professional

Berzai, L. (2017, June 29). Ethical decision making and the IT professional [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.comptia.org/blog/ethical-decision-making-and-the-it-professional

Time Estimate: 7 min

ARTICLE: ETHICAL PROBLEMS IN COMPUTING

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Ethical Problems in Computing

Berzai, L. (2017, July 4). Ethical problems in computing [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.aitp.org/blog/aitp-blog/2017/07/04/ethical-problems-in-computing/

Time Estimate: 9 min

ARTICLE: HOW ETHICAL THEORIES APPLY TO IT PROFESSIONALS

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How Ethical Theories Apply to IT Professionals

Berzai, L. (2017, June 27). How ethical theories apply to IT professionals [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://www.aitp.org/blog/aitp-blog/2017/06/27/how-ethical-theories-apply-to-it-professionals/

Time Estimate: 6 min

ARTICLE: 7.8 IEE CODE OF ETHICS

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7.8 IEE Code of Ethics

IEEE.org. (2018). 7.8 IEEE code of ethics. Retrieved from https://www.ieee.org/about/corporate/governance/p7-8.html

Time Estimate: 2 min

ARTICLE: ETHICS AND THE IT PROFESSIONAL

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Ethics and the IT Professional

Woo, M. (2017). Ethics and the IT professional. Retrieved from https://er.educause.edu/articles/2017/3/ethics-and-the-it-professional

Time Estimate: 6 min

WEB RESOURCE: THE ETHICAL AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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The Ethical and Legal Implications of Information Systems

Bourgeois, D. T. (2014). The ethical and legal implications of information systems. In Information systems for business and beyond. Retrieved from https://bus206.pressbooks.com/chapter/chapter-12-the-ethical-and-legal-implications-of-information-systems/

Time Estimate: 33 min

ARTICLE: ETHICS AND SOCIAL IMPACT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN OUR SOCIETY: ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

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Ethics and Social Impact of Information Systems in Our Society: Analysis and Recommendations

Olumoye, M. Y. (2013). Ethics and social impact of information systems in our society: Analysis and recommendations. International Journal of Science and Research, 2(11), 154–158. Retrieved from https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v2i11/MDIwMTM0MDQ=.pdf

Time Estimate: 10 min

ARTICLE: YOU CAN’T IGNORE BUSINESS ETHICS & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN 2017

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You Can’t Ignore Business Ethics & Social Responsibility in 2017

You Can’t Ignore Business Ethics & Social Responsibility in 2017

How do you reinforce ethical behaviors across your company? We chat with Laura Hartman, clinical professor of bu…

Payne, S. (2017, April 10). You can’t ignore business ethics and social responsibility in 2017 [Blog post]. Retrieved from https://resources.globoforce.com/globoforce-blog/you-can-t-ignore-business-ethics-social-responsibility-in-2017

Time Estimate: 8 min

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