INF Contemporary Problems in IT

An organization uses an efficient code of ethics for many purposes: although two important ones are: A code of ethics should 1) explain gray areas or queries employees have regarding organizational principles and opportunists and 2) assist in building confidence and dedication.
Codes of ethics are designed to increase ethical potential, Legitimize discussion regarding ethical matters, support ethical judgment, avoid bad behavior supply a foundation for enforcement, responsibility and accountability provisions (Akula, 2000).
One thing that differs for IT professionals, though, is the amount and variety of codes of conduct that the IT professional may refer to in his attempt to achieve the best ethical business solution in any morally ambiguous business computing situation. In conjunction with this difference is the lack of any real teeth to the IT professionals’ codes of ethics: the codal disciplinary provisions are only as binding as the codes are, and these codes are not legally binding. As the environment of commerce produces ever additional complex, especially in the development and provision of information technology, and more global, the need for one comprehensive code of ethics for IT professionals becomes even more advisable. With the advent of more than a few formal codes of ethics ready by various IT professionals’ relations, a more harmonized approach seems to be called for (Allmon, 1990).
Information technology has faced so many changes over the last decade. These changes include information distribution, ways of networking and so many other ways. At the same time, the people using computers have started to use the computer for computational purposes. The people who are attached to the information technology field would be agreed with the analogous advancement in ethical consciousness and thoughts about related issues. There is an obvious ethical space when we are going& deal with local, national, and worldwide issues.