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Tomorrow’s ethics and today’s response: An investigation into the ways information systems professionals perceive and address emerging ethical issues
This paper explores the question of how foresight and futures research can identify and address ethical issues in the field of Information Systems (IS). Starting from the premise that such IS are part of socio-technical ...
Adoption Behavior Differences for Mobile Data Services: M-Internet vs. M-Portals
This study attempts to investigate the potential differences among individual adoption patterns between mobile portal and mobile internet services usage. A theoretical model that reflects six unique predominant factors ...
Response to a Public Relations Crisis in the age of Social Media
(The Case Centre, 2014)
This case study discusses a Greek Apple authorised service provider and reseller and the manner in which it responded to a customer’s complaint in a blog post. The company, instead of using social media to reach out to its ...
Interpretive accounts and fairy tales: a critical polemic against the empiricist bias in interpretive IS research
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2014)
In 1995, Geoff Walsham wrote one of the most important and most widely cited papers on interpretivism in information systems (IS). Walsham’s paper, along with his further work, represents a cornerstone of the discourse ...
Developing Responsible Research and Innovation for Robots
This paper develops a framework for responsible research and innovation (RRI) in robot design for roboticists from a study of the processes involved in the design and engineering of a range of robots including ...
Participatory design as ethical practice – concepts, reality and conditions
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide a response to Christiansen's paper, Ellen Christiansen (2014) “From ‘ethics of the eye’ to ‘ethics of the hand’ by collaborative prototyping”, Journal of Information, ...
The Ethical Implications of Personal Health Monitoring
(IGI Global, 2014-12)
Personal Health Monitoring (PHM) uses electronic devices which monitor and record health-related data outside a hospital, usually within the home. This paper examines the ethical issues raised by PHM. Eight themes describing ...
Mechanism Design for Scheduling with Uncertain Execution Time.
(AAAI Publications, 2014-06-21)
We study the problem where a task (or multiple unrelated tasks) must be executed, there are multiple machines/agents that can potentially perform the task, and our objective is to minimize the expected sum of the agents' ...
Critical Theory as an Approach to the Ethics of Information Security
In this essay we reflect critically on how animal ethics, and in particular thinking about moral standing, is currently configured. Starting from the work of two influential ‘‘analytic’’ thinkers in this field, Peter ...