The world of a Hi-Tech manager is a complex one, as managers must bridge the gap between traditional economics and the fast-paced, quickly changing environment of the ‘New Economy’. Each edition of Values for Management focuses on a specific issue facing Hi-Tech businesses, and shows how values can be used to assist managers in dealing with the issue.
This month we focus on software piracy, which is a tremendous legal and ethical problem. It is also very costly – globally, more than one third of software is pirated. If we assume that most people are law-abiding and ethical, why is there so much piracy?
#8 – The Ethics of Software Piracy (June 2001)
#7 – After the NASDAQ Crash: The Ethical Challenege of ‘Resizing’ (May 2001)
#6 – Ethics and Intellectual Property Rights (April 2001)
#5 – Selections From Our Online Library (March 2001)
#4 – Covenants Not to Compete (February 2001)
#3 – Balancing Work and Personal Life in Hi-Tech (January 2001)
#2 – Big Brother is Watching You: Consumer Privacy on the Internet (December 2000)
#1 – Employee Loyalty in the Hi-Tech World (November 2000)