The Ethics of Information Technology and Business

The Ethics of Information Technology and Business

Author(s): Richard T. De George

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631214243

Online ISBN: 9780470774144

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774144

About this Book

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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