Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Computing

Author: Penny Duquenoy,Simon Jones,Barry G. Blundell

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844807499

Category: Computers

Page: 253

View: 877

Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Computing provides a comprehensive treatment of the issues facing computer professionals in today's modern, working environment. It features ethical material and codes of practice, using them throughout the book to highlight issues. Written in an accessible style and aided by numerous activities, it brings the subject matter to life and provides essential coverage for undergraduates or anyone interested in the issues facing computer professionals in an ever-changing world.

Computer Security in the Workplace

A Quick and Simple Guide

Author: Michael P. Small,Ralph C. Burgess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781419601460

Category: Education

Page: 100

View: 7927

Computer Security in the Workplace - A Quick and Simple Guide lives up to its name by providing fast and easy tips and suggestions to help make computer users of any level the strongest link in their company's security. With this book you can learn more about computer security in an hour, than most people do in a lifetime.

Virtual Collaborative Writing in the Workplace: Computer-Mediated Communication Technologies and Processes

Computer-Mediated Communication Technologies and Processes

Author: Hewett, Beth L.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1605669954

Category: Computers

Page: 516

View: 5628

"This book investigates the use of computer-mediated communication technologies and collaborative processes to facilitate effective interdependent collaboration in writing projects, especially in virtual workplace settings"--Provided by publisher.

Adult Learning in the Digital Age

Information Technology and the Learning Society

Author: Neil Selwyn,Stephen Gorard,John Furlong

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134248962

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 4737

This engaging book sheds light on the ways in which adults in the twenty-first century interact with technology in different learning environments. Based on one of the first large-scale academic research projects in this area, the authors present their findings and offer practical recommendations for the use of new technology in a learning society. They invite debate on: why ICTs are believed to be capable of affecting positive change in adult learning the drawbacks and limits of ICT in adult education what makes a lifelong learner the wider social, economic, cultural and political realities of the information age and the learning society. Adult Learning addresses key questions and provides a sound empirical foundation to the existing debate, highlighting the complex realities of the learning society and e-learning rhetoric. It tells the story of those who are excluded from the learning society, and offers a set of strong recommendations for practitioners, policy-makers, and politicians, as well as researchers and students.

The Internet and Workplace Transformation

Author: Murugan Anandarajan,Thompson S. H. Teo,Claire A. Simmers

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317456130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 4441

The technologies of the Internet have exerted an enormous influence on the way we live and work. This volume in the "Advances in Management Information Systems" series presents cutting-edge research on the transformation of the workplace by the use of these information technologies. The book focuses first on the deleterious transformations (such as "cyberloafing"), then the promising ones (such as the emergence of virtual teams), and then the ways the troubling transformations can be redeemed for organizational benefit. The editors overlay IT topics with insights from organizational behavior, human resource management, organizational justice, and global culture.

Computers in the Workplace

Author: Robert Plotkin

Publisher: Facts on File

ISBN: 9780816077588

Category: Computers

Page: 172

View: 9200

Explores how computers have changed the workplace, from robotic computers used in manufacturing and electronic medical records to word processors and computer programming.

Teaching Mathematics in the Block

Author: Susan Nicodemus Gilkey,Carla Herndon Hunt

Publisher: Eye On Education

ISBN: 9781883001513

Category: Education

Page: 186

View: 5582

Provides detailed instructional strategies, sample lesson plans, and sample assessments so that mathematics teachers can make the best use of the additional time.

Echnology Assessment in Software Applications

Author: Harold F. O'Neil, Jr.,Eva Baker,Harold F. O'Neil

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135442894

Category: Education

Page: 296

View: 4489

This volume offers an expansion of ideas presented at a recent conference convened to identify the major strategies and more promising practices for assessing technology. The authors -- representing government, business, and university sectors -- helped to set the boundaries of present technology assessment by offering perspectives from computer science, cognitive and military psychology, and education. Their work explores both the use of techniques to assess technology and the use of technology to facilitate the assessment process. The book's main purpose is to portray the state of the art in technology assessment and to provide conceptual options to help readers understand the power of technology. Technological innovation will continue to develop its own standards of practice and effectiveness. To the extent that these practices are empirically based, designers, supporters, and consumers will be given better information for their decisions.

Knowledge Machines

Language and Information in a Technological Society

Author: Denise E. Murray

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317897862

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 216

View: 3101

Provides a wide-ranging survey of the sociolinguistic issues raised by the impact of information technology. The author demonstrates how and in which ways the new technologies both affect human communication and are in turn affected by the way people communicate using the technologies.

Visual ergonomics in the workplace

Author: Jeffrey Anshel

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203483893

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 160

View: 5727

This easy-to-read introduction to the role of the visual system in the workplace is designed to help many professional ergonomists and human resources professionals to appreciate more fully the relationship between good vision and the efficiency and safety of job performance. It is an accessible account which is illustrated with both low level drawings and technical figures. It also contains up-to-date look-up tables and guidelines and a discussion of related legislation across the international spectrum.; The book begins with a discussion of how the visual system works and an historical perspective of how it has evolved, before moving on to an examination of the specific interaction and functional vision of the eye in the workplace. The role of the VDT monitor is then examined, initially from the viewpoint of its regular interaction with the eye but also in terms of the causes, detection and treatment of VDT-related problems, including computer vision syndrome. Outside the office, a broader perspective of industrial vision is examined, including issues of eye safety and comfort. In the final part of the book a number of areas are discussed in which practical action may be taken to improve conditions for the eye in the workplace. These include environmental, physical and visual factors which can be improved for VDT use and general eye care, many of which are addressed by international standards and legislation.

Ethical and Social Issues in the Information Age

Author: Joseph Migga Kizza

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 184628659X

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 9932

This new edition provides an updated discussion on the ethical and social issues that continue to evolve as computing and information technologies proliferate. It surveys thought-provoking questions about the impact of technology. It shows how changes in information technology influence morality and the law and is a cogent analysis of civil liberties, harassment, and discrimination. In addition, the book explores techniques in electronic crime investigation. This new edition features three new chapters that cover computer network crimes, computer crime investigations, and biometrics.

Voices at Work

Continuity and Change in the Common Law World

Author: Alan Bogg,Tonia Novitz

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191505668

Category: Law

Page: 470

View: 6780

This edited collection is the culmination of a comparative project on 'Voices at Work' funded by the Leverhulme Trust 2010 - 2013. The book aims to shed light on the problematic concept of worker 'voice' by tracking its evolution and its complex interactions with various forms of law. Contributors to the volume identify the scope for continuity of legal approaches to voice and the potential for change in a sample of industrialised English speaking common law countries, namely Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK, and USA. These countries, facing broadly similar regulatory dilemmas, have often sought to borrow and adapt certain legal mechanisms from one another. The variance in the outcomes of any attempts at 'borrowing' seems to demonstrate that, despite apparent membership of a 'common law' family, there are significant differences between industrial systems and constitutional traditions, thereby casting doubt on the notion that there are definitive legal solutions which can be applied through transplantation. Instead, it seems worth studying the diverse possibilities for worker voice offered in divergent contexts, not only through traditional forms of labour law, but also such disciplines as competition law, human rights law, international law and public law. In this way, the comparative study highlights a rich multiplicity of institutions and locations of worker voice, configured in a variety of ways across the English-speaking common law world. This book comprises contributions from many leading scholars of labour law, politics and industrial relations drawn from across the jurisdictions, and is therefore an exceedingly comprehensive comparative study. It is addressed to academics, policymakers, legal practitioners, legislative drafters, trade unions and interest groups alike. Additionally, while offering a critique of existing laws, this book proposes alternative legal tools to promote engagement with a multitude of 'voices' at work and therefore foster the effective deployment of law in industrial relations.


Author: Ian Graham,Cath Senker

Publisher: Evans Brothers

ISBN: 0237540142

Category: Information technology

Page: 48

View: 5918

This title looks at different careers within the ICT sector, including electronic and hardware engineering; support technicians; and programming software and multimedia, including games developing. It also explores telecommunications and broadcast engineering, web designing, and looks at planning and maintaining systems and networks. In The Workplace is a new and informative series aimed at giving KS4 students an opportunity to explore different areas of work that may be of interest to them after leaving school. It includes information on how to find a job in a particular field, the qualities needed, what your main tasks would be, and how to work your way to the top of that field.

Planning and Implementing Technical Services Workstations

Author: Michael Steven Kaplan

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9780838906989

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 237

View: 2487

What basic hardware and software is needed for technical services workstations? What cataloguing are available on the Internet? How can a workstation be planned that will improve cataloguers' productivity?

Economic Growth and Employment in Vietnam

Author: David Lim

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317818598

Category: Social Science

Page: 184

View: 7819

Vietnam has enjoyed significant economic success since the implementation of its "doi moi" reforms, including rapid growth in GDP, exports and foreign and domestic investment, and a shedding of poorly-performing state-owned enterprises. Despite this, however, the economic situation for many ordinary people in Vietnam is fragile, with income only just above the poverty line, and high unemployment, especially among the young. In addition, inflation is high, and the state-owned sector is still large, much of it still performing badly. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the current economic situation in Vietnam. It outlines the state of the economy, paying special attention to employment, discusses government policies including on trade and integration with the global economy, and concludes by assessing the key challenges facing Vietnam’s economy going forward.

The Roots and Future of Management Theory

A Systems Perspective

Author: William Roth

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781574442434

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 232

View: 730

Interesting and easy-to-read, The Roots and Future of Management Theory: A Systems Approach provides a comprehensive overview of today's workplace -past, present ,and future. The author brings the key characters in the evolution of management theory to life. Not only will your students understand the roots of our current situation, how workplace change happens, and what forces are involved - they will see how it fits into changes in society as a whole. There have obviously been many changes in the workplace from the Medieval Period to the present, and there will certainly be even more changes in the future. This book explores these changes and connects them to changes in: general philosophy (rationalism, empiricism, pragmatism); religious philosophy (Catholicism, Protestantism); social philosophy (Machiavellian Humanism, Christian Humanism); economic philosophy (laissez faire, Communism); and workplace philosophy (technology as a friend, technology as an enemy). Battles have raged through the ages between these opposing forces, affecting management systems, the quality of working life, and life in general. The author discusses how this has lead to today's quest for a synthesis of the strengths of these forces, and suggests that it has been found in the systems approach. He describes what this synthesis - combined with the powers of the computer - could and should lead to in the future. Written at a level that both graduate and undergraduate student will understand, The Roots and Future of Management Theory provides an overview of management theory. Comprehensive but not overwhelming, this textbook will give your students an understanding the changes in the workplace since the beginning of the industrial age, and offer them some insights into the changes most likely to occur in the 21st century.

Assistive Technology in the Workplace

Author: Desleigh De Jonge,Marcia Joslyn Scherer,Sylvia Rodger

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323041302

Category: Medical

Page: 253

View: 634

This book outlines and defines the process for selecting, integrating, and utilizing assistive technology in the work environment. Each stage of the process is examined in depth, and effective strategies are presented to help overcome the barriers likely to be encountered at each stage.

Workers' Education in Action

Selected Articles from Labour Education : a Workers' Education Manual

Author: International Labour Office

Publisher: International Labour Organization

ISBN: 9789221072911

Category: Adult education

Page: 250

View: 5526

Covers a wide range of teaching and learning methods and materials relevant to workers' education. Among the subjects included are workers' education for women and rural workers, the use of computers, video, roller boards, teaching kits and handouts, financial management and development.