CHAPTER 9

Teaching Ethics in Decision Making: Embedding Moral Reasoning in the Management of Information Systems

Olayinka David-West

Lagos Business School, Pan-Atlantic University

Introduction

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) are significant in business and social contexts as a result of the commoditization of computing, the commercialization of the Internet, the convergence of voice, data, and media, and digital trends like social networking, cloud computing, and mobility. Commonly known as the digital or information age, this era is characterized by ICTs, volumes of digitized information (digital content), and information workers.

In the business-context, ICTs are typically deployed to enhance productivity and improve performance. ...

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