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What are the three fundamental tenets of a code of ethics? What ethical issues can arise with the widespread use of information systems? What preemptive measures can a business take to avoid ethical
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Professionalism- One of the key tenets of every code of ethics is the requirement of professionalism. The provider of goods or services is obligated to be knowledgeable about those products or services. [ This includes constantly improving that knowledge through a process of continuing education and performing required tasks completely and with the best interests of the customer as a high
priority. Sensitivity and compassion are also characteristics of someone who's acting with professionalism. Fairness- Fairness is a primary tenet of any code of ethics...providing a fair and balanced accounting of situations as they come up. Information that's available to be shared must be shared so all parties have the opportunity to make an informed decision. Fairness also includes treating everyone equally in terms of opportunities granted, information provided and all other aspects of the professional relationship. Favoritism of any sort is an ethical problem. Honesty- One of the most basic principles of life and of any code of ethics is honesty. Integrity is a key characteristic of ethical behavior. An awareness of the consequences that follow either good or bad decisions is a part of an honest approach to a business situation, since accountability is a partner of honesty. All relationships should be built on principles of open and honest communication, within the workplace and in dealing with associates and customers. A major part of honest business practices regards the need to maintain strict confidence with respect to confidential information. Read more: Three Fundamental Tenets of a Code of Ethics | eHow.com ]
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1. Professionalism
One of the key tenets of every code of ethics is the requirement of professionalism. The provider of goods or services is obligated to be knowledgeable about those products or services.
2. Fairness
Fairness is a primary tenet of any code of ethics...providing a fair and balanced accounting of situations as they come up.
3. Honesty
One of the most basic principles of life and of any code of ethics is honesty. Integrity is a key characteristic of ethical behavior.

Read more: Three Fundamental Tenets of a Code of Ethics | eHow.com

Ethics include moral choices made by individuals in relation to the rest of the community, standards of acceptable behavior, and rules governing members of a profession. The broad issues relating to electronic information systems include control of and access to information, privacy and misuse of data, and international considerations.


Professionalism, fairness, and honesty are measures that businesses need to overcome ethical problems. The widespread use of information systems does not change ethics in business, ethics are within the individuals operating a business, not the business.

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