Ch 20: Implications of Information Technology

About This Chapter

Watch information technology video lessons and learn how technology impacts the economy, personal privacy, job creation and more. These lessons are each accompanied by a short quiz to help you gauge how well you comprehend the information you've reviewed.

Implications of Information Technology: Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Information technology is changing the way companies do business in terms of how they compete with one another and what types of jobs they create. In order to run a successful business in today's increasingly information-based marketplace, an organization must take advantage of information technology, as well as understand how that technology impacts the economy as a whole and their business in particular.

In this chapter, our instructors describe information technology in terms of the benefits and consequences of technology such as building success and the ethical issues that arise. Once the chapter has been completed, you should be prepared to:

  • Define and describe information technology and explain its pros and cons
  • Analyze how using technology can help a business succeed
  • Identify the various ethical issues that can arise when using technology

Video Objective
Information Technology in Business: Benefits & Limitations Recall the advantages information technology brings to day-to-day business operations.
How Technology Helps Achieve Business Success Identify the ways technology can increase profits for a business.
E-Business Enhanced and E-Business Enabled Organizations Recognize the components of e-business organizations.
Ethical Issues in Managing Technology in Business Describe the ethical issues, including security and privacy, that arise when using technology with a business.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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