IT Ethics in the Workplace

Watch this video Video Case: IT Ethics in the Workplace In the digital age, most organizations are tracking employee activity in all kinds of ways in an effort to become more productive. Some are measuring keystrokes or using programs that can tell supervisors when a keyboard has beern idle for 15 minutes.

Questions 1. Why do you think employers monitor their online behavior at work? 2. Name the policies the company has put in place in regard to ethics in the workplace. 3. What monitoring technologies does the company use to keep track of sites employees access. 4. Do you think it’s ethical for employers to monitor sites that employees access? 5. Which is more expensive-firing an employee or putting policies in place for employees to follow?