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Details: Privacy has become a major challenge and concern, especially in business. Identify the significance and value of privacy and discuss some challenges to privacy using a minimum of two credible sources in APA format.
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Objective: Describe basic ethical issues facing today's society.
Explain the prevalent theories and definitions in ethics.
Defend a personal position on ethical issues.
Use case studies to evaluate and apply theories in support of a personal position on ethical issues.
Interact and discuss the material with students holding differing opinions, attitudes, experiences, and ideas.

Scenario:

Corporations commonly utilize groups to accomplish goals. Groups are able to add diversity and resources for improved effectiveness. With this in mind, the skill of effectively working in groups will continue to be of importance in your professional life.

You recently applied for a position within a multinational corporation and have been offered a position. However, this position requires a multitude of group work. You are aware that groups are not static or all the same, but rather that groups vary. Groups and teams also change and development over time. In the past, you have had both positive and negative experiences of group work.

As you begin your new task (with a strict deadline) as a group, the group determines to divide the work among the group members and then collaboratively compile the work to complete the report. You soon become aware that not everyone is completing the same amount of work or applying the same efforts. You are faced with the dilemma of confronting the team member or completing his/her share of the work.

If you choose to voice your position, you risk the chance of confrontation possibly affecting the cohesiveness of the group and even heighten the chance for the group to fail the completion of the task. If you choose to remain silent about the issue, you will be doing more than your share of the work, but the group as a whole will succeed in completing the goal.

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//The given discussion paper is based on the 'Significance of the Privacy in today's Society.' Prior to discuss various issues and significance of privacy, it is better to understand the concept of privacy for the user. In this series, the first section of the discussion is based on the 'Concept and Significance of the Privacy' in the Society.//

Significance and Value of Privacy

Privacy means keeping something secret either by the individuals, groups or by the businesses. In other words, it could be defined as the ability of an individual or a group not to disclose the information related to themselves to others. The extent of privacy depends upon the culture and differs from person to person. If a person keeps something private, this means that the information is very special or personally sensitive to him. In business, maintaining privacy is a major challenge. Certain privacy laws are also maintained by the government so that the businesses could protect their information from others (Bier, 1980).

Different types of information are required in the business that is related to the customers, suppliers, traders etc which must be kept secret because this information has some value for the businesses. For example- the information which is related to the customers help the businesses in the identification of the needs and wants of customers and in providing the products and services ...

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