Governance and information governance:some ethical considerations within an expanding information society

White, Don and McManus, John and Atherton, Andrew (2007) Governance and information governance:some ethical considerations within an expanding information society. International Journal for Quality and Standards, 1 (1). pp. 180-192.

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Abstract

Governance and information governance ought to be an integral part of any government or organisations information and business strategy. More than ever before information and knowledge can be produced, exchanged, shared and communicated through many different mediums. Whilst sharing information and knowledge provides many benefits it also provides many challenges and risks to governments, global organisations and the individual citizen. Information governance is one element of a governance and compliance programme, but an increasingly important one, because many regulations apply to how information is managed and protected from theft and abuse, much of which resides with external agencies usually outside the control of the individual citizen. This paper explores some of the compliance and quality issues within governance and information governance including those ethical concerns as related to individual citizens and multiple stakeholders engaged directly or indirectly in the governance process.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
International Journal for Quality and Standards
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76095
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Deposited On:
21 Oct 2015 05:05
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Yes
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Published
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23 Nov 2020 01:18