All major organizations utilize information technology (IT) to enable
their business strategies. Technology can also impact an
organization’s practices regarding society and individuals.
Research what is meant by organizational social responsibility.
Review the history of information technology.
Respond to the following questions:
◦What were 2 of the most significant events that occurred over the
past 20 years in IT?
◾Explain why you believe they were significant.
◾Discuss the implications of those events on large and small organizations.
◦Explain how the social, professional, ethical, and legal
responsibilities of organizations have changed because of computing
over the past 10–20 years? Provide examples.
◦Provide an example of how IT has been used to improve the workplace.
◦Describe your thoughts on how globalization (effects of information
technology over the past few decades) and the need to implement IT
locally and globally have impacted the way businesses and individuals
function today. Provide examples.
◦What are your thoughts about how an organization’s social,
professional, ethical, and legal responsibilities will change over the
next 10 years? Support your views.