In this lecture we will focus on the external factors that affect ebusinesses and consider what can be done about them. From unethical to illegal practices, through to government interventions, this lecture considers the ethical, legal, regulatory and political issues of ebusiness.
Concepts covered in this lecture
- The power of politics on ebusiness
- Increasing complexity of intellectual property rights
- The changing ethics of business as a result of the Internet
- The reduction in privacy
Step 1: Review Slides
Get the slides from Moodle and review them together with your lecture notes.
Step 2: Reading
Read p534-587 of E-commerce by Laudon and Traver
Alternatively, read p138-175 of E-business by Jonathan Reynolds
Step 3: Reading
Read p131-140 of Click.ology by Graham Jones
Step 4: Video
Watch this video from TED Talks
Step 5: Video
Watch this short video about online security statistics (it may take a few minutes to load)
Step 6: Research
Conduct your own research on the ethical, legal, regulatory and political issues for ebusiness.