Virtue-Based Ethical Systems
For centuries, philosophers have argued over a controversial issue of morality. Could a person who makes moral decisions unhappily be as moral as a person who makes them happily? One philosophy on that issue ranges as far back as Plato and Aristotle, this is the
Chinese Religious and Ethical Systems
It has often been said that the Chinese are not deeply religious. It is true that they have shown a comparative indifference to metaphysical speculation; Chinese culture was perhaps the first to develop an intellectual skepticism concerning the gods.
Current Ethical Issue in Business
Ethics and moral obligation are something that we all encounter at one time or another. Even in a professional setting, all persons should act in a manner that would uphold the good of society. Why is it that good, ethical and moral behavior is not
An Ethical and Practical Defense of Affirmative Action
Affirmative action has been the subject of increasing debate and tension in
American society. However, the debate over affirmative action has become
ensnared in rhetoric that pits equality of opportunity against the equality of
results. The de
Cybercrime on Computerized Systems
This situation involves a large bank that has recently installed a new software system for handling all transactions and account storage. An employee at the company developing the software programmed a "back door" into the system, and got another employee to unk
1. What are the 5 hottest topics today involving legal, regulatory and ethical issues impacting on operating a B2C ebusiness?
ECommerce has revolutionized the business world by expanding the marketplace and redefining the traditional organizational structure. Its economic influence has been cons
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3.1 BRIEF RECAPITULATION OF THE PROBLEM
A clear understanding of what Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855) meant by the `suspension of the ethical' can be achieved upon careful study of his wider philosophies on stages or aspects of an individual's life. In this short text I will examine these philosophies, exploring what Kierkegaard meant by
Database Management Systems in the Workplace
Database Management Systems can be found everywhere inside and outside the workplace. For example, Database Management Systems at work would include inventory systems, flight reservation systems and computerized library systems. Outside the workplace o
Information systems have become necessary in every aspect of the organizations overall business strategy, basic operations, decision making, management reporting requirements and end user access to information. These systems have to be updated to meet quality, reliability, eff
Imagine standing in the front of the board, your just about to start the report you worked so hard on, only to find yourself in a room filled with only men in the same black suit. Half of them are talking among themselves, while the other half is tuned into the new blonde that was just
Teaching Ethical Integrity in School
In recent years, the country has seen the youths of this great nation lack moral character and judgment. The breakdown of our youth stems from many reasons, popular culture, bad parenting, and lack of role models. The popularity of beguiled celebrity and popula
"About a Boy" deals with a lot of issues. Discuss."
Nick Hornby's novel "About a Boy" and its adaptation to the screen both exhibit the growth of Will and Marcus through the use of characterization, voice and narrative structure. The focal point of this light hearted story is on shared human re
Individual decision making factors in ethical dilemmas
A set of values is utilized by all decision makers. These values play a very important role in ethical decision making. With the Enron fiasco and growing media importance of corruption in China, there is increasing pressure for et
The Challenge of Ethical Behavior in Other Countries
The requirements of day-to-day organizational performance are so compelling that there is little time or inclination to divert attention to the moral content of organizational decision-making. Morality appears to be so obscure in nature that
Ethical Decision Making
The key element to psychology and counseling is to remain ethical in all practices. The clinician should understand the population and know the unique requirements for the models he or she will deal with on a daily basis. Psychology is most certainly not a “one size fit
What are important considerations for an organization to dispose of old computer equipment? What methods would work best for the organization in which you are working or have worked?
When an organization disposes of computer equipment it has to make sure that the data has been destroyed, that it
Differences in Culture
• Know what is meant by the culture of a society.
• Identify the sources that lead to differences in social culture.
• Identify the business and economic implications of differences in culture.
• Understand how differ
Security and Open Systems Interconnect (OSI)
NTC/410, Network and Telecommunications Concepts II
July 9, 2005
Security and Open Systems Interconnect (OSI)
Security to networks and data has been a concern since the introduction of the Personal Computer (PC) in the work place.
General Motors has several internal and external influences that are challenging them to reduce their operating costs and become more efficient. In doing an analysis of the General Motors using Porter's Competitive Model these influences become clear and opportunities for the company to redu
Information System Portfolio
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1 Introduction 1
1.1 Purpose 1
1.2 Scope 1
1.3 Format 1
2 Business Environment 2
Example 1 - PepsiAmericas Inc 2
Example 2 Parmalat Australia Ltd 3
Example 3 Coca Cola Bottling Company Egypt 6
3 Enterprise Systems Portfol
Networking Operating Systems: Analysis and Comparison
There are several Network Operating Systems available to the public. The three most common are Windows Server 2003, Novell NetWare, and Unix based systems such RedHat Linux .Each one of these operating systems have unique advantages as well as s
Why is advertising an ethical problem?
If it is, it is because it is often intrusive, deceptive, or manipulative -- or, at least, this is what people say about it.
Another problem is the money and resources devoted to advertising; billions are spent each year (around $500 billion in fact) t
ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN TODAYS BUSINESS
Ethical Dilemmas in Today's
University of Maryland University College
December 18, 2002
It is almost impossible to pick up any American newspaper and avoid reading an article dealing with the unethical and possib
(sometimes spelled "Nichomachean"), or Ta Ethika, is a work by Aristotle on virtue and moral character which plays a prominent role in defining Aristotelian ethics. It consists of ten books based on notes from his lectures at the Lyceum and were either edited by or dedicated to A
SUCCESSFUL E-BUSINESS SYSTEMS - PAYPAL
International University in Germany
Supervisor: Prof. Keiichi Nakata
PayPal is an account-based system that allows anyone with an email address to send and receive online payments. This service is easy
to use for customers.
Corporate scandals at Enron corp., Tyco International Inc. and WorldCom Inc. demand for transparency in public reporting of financial data. It is highly desirable and lawfully required that each organization does diligent efforts to improve transparency in financial reporting as a means for the publ
A system is a number of interdependent parts functioning as a whole for some purpose.
Systems and Wholeness
The concept of "wholeness" is very important in general system analysis. The system must be viewed as a whole and modified only through changes in its parts. Befor
The Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Differences B2C versus B2B
E-commerce is growing faster than most predictions and it is anticipated it will continue to grow. To most consumers web access is a natural piece of all business and is expected. Some applications, like bill paying over the internet
In a continuance of the differences between B2B vs. B2C web sites, this week's paper will cover how the sites manage ethical, legal and regulatory issues.
Ethical Issues facing B2B and B2C sites
There are several definitions of the work ethics. One definition of ethics is the di