Student’s Name Course Instructor Institution Date of Submission Definition of Ethics In a simpler term ethics is defined as a system of moral principles. Ethics can affect an individual in the manner in which they make decisions and lead their lives. On the other hand it can also be defined as a system that deals with morals and principles of a person which are not written down in any book and it is not cast in stone that one needs to adhere to follow the laid laws (Sparks 406). At the core ethics is related to wrong or right conducts and outcome. Intellectual property: - in this area there are a lot of check and balances need to keep and maintain intellectual property between the person in charge or control and stop any other person from getting access to the same monetization process without getting permission from the owner. Work Cited Leonard Lori NK and Timothy Paul Cronan. "Illegal inappropriate and unethical behavior in an information technology context: A study to explain influences." Journal of the Association for Information Systems 1.1 (2001): 12. Sparks John R. and Yue Pan. "Ethical judgments in business ethics research: Definition and research agenda." Journal of Business Ethics 91.3 (2010): 405-418. [...]
Required: Answer the 3 questions below and submit an Essay: Question 1- Discuss in your own words the definition of Ethics Question 2- Discuss what is the difference between “Illegal” and “Unethical” acts. Question 3- Discuss in your own words the following Concerns related to the use of spreadsheets for Data Analysis and Reporting: - Data Display; - Data Security; - Information rights and obligations; - Accountability and control; - Data integrity; - Intellectual Property. Note: Reading the articles included in Week 6 Lectures (also in Course Documents) will help you in your discussions. Grading Criteria: This objective of this exercise is to have a discussion about Ethics as it relates to data analysis and reporting. You are not required to submit a formal report, or to follow a particular format. There is no set length limit, or minimum that you should comply with.