What are the biggest ethical issues faced by those developing technology and how can these issues be accounted for in strategic planning? How are the ethics of developing and distributing technology the same or different from other types of corporate social responsibility?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 17, 2018, 10:00 am ad1c9bdddf
The main ethical issues faced by those developing technology involve the effects of the technology. Certain questions and considerations must be addrsesed when developing the technology, like if that technology has been developed using resources that reserve the environment or if the technology leaves a bigger thumprint on the environment than the current technology. In recent times, companies have been trying to reduce their impact on the environment, and developing technology has to keep this as a main consideration. Another ethical consideration when developing technology is the effect that the technology will have on the labor ...
What are the biggest ethical issues faced by those developing technology and how can these issues be accounted for in strategic planning? How are the ethics of developing and distributing technology the same or different from other types of corporate social responsibility?
HR Management: Change applicant testing process, legal and ethical, Tech Planet
The company you work for is considering changing its applicant testing process. Your supervisor has asked you to address the following in a document that will be sent to other managers within the organization.
Write a short essay discussing some of the legal and ethical considerations in testing. Given these considerations, which testing system do you believe may be the most legitimate? Remember to compare and contrast testing methods specifically to demonstrate how the methodologies you have not selected may have more negative ethical and legal consequences than the one you have selected.
In your answer also discuss ways in which advancements in technology have helped to make the applicant testing and selection process more efficient and effective.
Please provide websites and references.
Participate in a group discussion concerning the following scenario:
Tech Planet, of Menlo Park, CA, uses weekly lunches and "wacky follow-up sessions" as substitutes for first-round job interviews. During the informal meals, potential employees are expected to mingle, and they are then reviewed by the Tech Planet employees they meet at the luncheons. One Tech Planet employee asks candidates to ride a unicycle in her office to see if "they'll bond with the corporate culture or not." Toward the end of the screening process, the surviving group of interviewees has to solve brainteasers, and then openly evaluate their fellow candidates' strengths and weaknesses.
The group should arrive at answers regarding the following set of questions:
1. What issues with screening might this form of interviewing elicit?
2. Is this form of candidate selection likely to increase or decrease diversity at Tech Planet?
3. Does this methodology raise concerns about reliability and validity? If so,how?
4. What do you think would be a better methodology at Tech Planet and why?
Students should conduct a discussion on the discussion board to address the above questions. This is done via an initial posting with your thoughts on the process, and then responses to other students on their posts. Following that discussion, post your follow up DB response detailing your final thoughts on each of these questions. Keep in mind that the follow up post is to be a detailed post with your developed reasoning to support your answers to each question.
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