Currently published as: Business Strategy Series
Online from: 2000
Subject Area: Strategy
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|Title:||Embedded ethics: how to build better IT mousetraps|
|Author(s):||David H. Gleason, (Managing Consultant of Information Ethics, Inc. He can be reached at email@example.com or www.info-ethics.com)|
|Citation:||David H. Gleason, (2006) "Embedded ethics: how to build better IT mousetraps", Handbook of Business Strategy, Vol. 7 Iss: 1, pp.325 - 329|
|Keywords:||Decision making, Ethics|
|DOI:||10.1108/10775730610619016 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – To help the reader understand how the ethics of management decisions become embedded into technology systems.
Design/methodology/approach – The article explains better approaches based on a core principle known as “Subsumption ethics.” Using many sources, it explains the concepts and methods in order to help readers avoid unintended consequences in technology development.
Findings – Technology can be dramatically improved by attending to its ethics. There are particular tools available to help.
Practical implications – Ultimately, these principles will require a higher level of professionalism in technology deployment, and formal processes devoted to impact analysis.
Originality/value – This paper represents a new way of looking at the technology development process that incorporates ethics in a cost-effective manner. Business and technology leaders will learn how to improve the outcomes of technology projects.
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