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Socially Responsible IT Management: Appropriate Staffing of IT Departments (Mar 2002)
Computer Economics advocates socially responsible IT management and has developed ten principles to help corporate managers improve IT management. In addition, Computer Economics has analyzed the economic aspects of these principles and how organizations can achieve a positive return on investment by pursuing socially responsible IT management. This analysis addresses the appropriate staffing of IT departments.
Socially Responsible IT Management
Addressing issues of social responsibility in information technology has been a long and complicated process. Since computers are an essential part of modern society, responsible organizations must take specific actions to mitigate, as much as possible, negative consequences for people, organizations, and the environment. This report outlines ten principles of socially responsible information technology management. The background of each principle is examined and supporting information as to the importance of the principle is provided, along with methods to analyze the economic benefits that can be gained by adhering to the principle. There are practical and actionable steps are in each chapter to help managers develop their own solutions. (87 pp., 11 charts.)