Digital confidence in business: A perspective of information ethics

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This chapter aims to understand the perceptions of employee information ethics using a company within the Environmental Protection Science Park in the southern part of Taiwan. The two purposes of this research are (1) to understand the environments of employees who understand information ethics, and (2) to clarify variables regarding information ethics which could provide a framework for policy controlling information ethics for businesses related to information technology (IT). The findings of this study show respondents understand the concept of unethical or illegal use of IT. All respondents perceived unauthorized behaviors, such as illegal downloads and reading other IT accounts without permission as unethical behaviors.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInfonomics for Distributed Business and Decision-Making Environments
Subtitle of host publicationCreating Information System Ecology
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781605668901
Publication statusPublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemical Engineering(all)

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