Email Ethical Dilemmas

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Policies governing privacy in the workplace continue to evolve everyday. However, is the monitoring of an employee surfing the Internet and using email ethical and to what extent is it authorized? Is a simple initial notification adequate to account for consent? These are a few questions examined in this document while applying George Reynolds seven-step ethical decision-making approach. The ability to balance the amount of monitoring to prevent misuse while still providing an adequate level of privacy is the ultimate goal of this examination. This current IT-related ethical issue is analyzed using this framework and the applicable ethical theory is discussed.
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