Professional Ethics And The Ethics Essay

1390 Words Mar 15th, 2015 6 Pages
Part #1
Professional Ethics differs from that of an individual’s moral beliefs in the sense that it is the use of moral beliefs in a social construct. Morals are the core of a person’s belief system and when a professional who possesses advanced knowledge applies his or her moral values combined with the client’s best interest, this is considered to be Professional Ethics. It essentially is a social contract of trust that binds them to a certain set of responsibilities and accountabilities. It is the primary intention of this paper is to discuss Professional Ethics as it applies to the Technology Professionals. Practicing Professional Ethics, almost always, is reflective of a positive trust built between a client, a professional, and a team. Each team member, and the team as a whole, is trusted to act in the best interest of the client while also looking out for the welfare of system(s) users. Professional Ethics certainly applies to Technology Professionals, however it is not limited to any specific profession.

Professional Ethics can be further defined as a professional who has inside knowledge or incite of systems or other technical areas that the client may not have knowledge of. In these situations the client is often vulnerable and it is the Technology Professionals job to act in the client’s best interest with all project aspects, which may include: design, feasibility, recommendations, data security and integrity, functionality, vendor selection, time/cost/scope,…

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