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MIS 6320

Doctoral Seminar in Social and Organizational Issues in Information Systems

Three semester hours.

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of how information systems impact an organization and society, in other words, important organizational, social, legal and ethical issues raised by information systems. The student will be able to critically examine the issues/impact and will be exposed to research trends within these areas, such as themes, methods (methodologies used) and will be able to formulate pertinent research questions. The student will be exposed to the following topics (but not limited to): IT and social controversies; IT and social change; IT and organizational change; economic, cultural and organizational dimensions of IT; ethical perspectives and professional responsibilities for the information technology field, etc. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor and the Graduate Advisor.

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