Describe the social responsibilities that the business has
as an organization. Include information on how these social responsibilities
are addressed by technology and relate to individuals in the organization.
Identify the ethical issues for the organization and individuals along with the
effect that current or emerging technology has on these issues.
Describe how the human resources function uses or might use technology in supporting the
organization and individuals in meeting social and ethical responsibilities.
Include policies that exist or might exist for this support. Give specific
examples in areas such as the following:
of intellectual output, privacy of personal information and internal
organizational communications, accuracy and quality of information, access to
information, flow and content of information, and obligations of organizations
created by the use of information
publishing (e.g., company newsletters), television and video (e.g., corporate
advertisements to families and friends), audio teleconferencing (e.g., audio,
video, computer, desktop for personnel orientation), interactive multimedia
(e.g., computer-based training for employee skills upgrade), simulation and
virtual reality (e.g., use of virtual reality for high-risk situation
simulations for the training of healthcare, law enforcement, military, and
emergency services personnel), authoring aids (e.g., policy and procedures
templates, online surveys, keyword searches for resume generation), and
electronic performance support systems (e.g., employee evaluation input, sales
Identify issues that organizations face when trying to
expand globally as a result of opportunities afforded by new technology.
Include information on how the internet is used and viewed by consumers in
other countries. Explain how a company may have to adjust its operations and
procedures when doing business in other countries. Give specific examples in
areas such as the following:
• How the
internet policies of some countries may affect a company’s ability to expand
of cultural and language differences on a company’s business operations
procedures when expanding globally
issues that may arise as a result of trying to expand a business globally-