The system that human resources department employs lets the company know what data employees access and ensure regulation. The program that has been integrated with the department systems helps keep track of when employees login and information regarding vacation, medical absence, payroll information, contact details and work timings. Statatistics pertaing to work regarding numbers and percentages apper in the employees systems to be viewed. There is a separate information technology department in each organization that controls and coordinates the software and hardware and enables the employees to serve customer needs efficiently. It would be impossible to meet the objectives without the use of necessary software and hardware.
Running head: WORKPLACE COMPUTERS Technology in the Workplace: Utilizing Workplace Computers for Personal Use Joe Johnson Spring 2011 As the years move forward, there is an increasing amount of technological advancements being made. These advances are making many professional and personal tasks more convenient and easier to perform. And while there are many benefits and advantages to the ever changing and increasing technological resources available to individuals, there are also disadvantages in the workplace. With technology usage and technological advancement comes various ethical issues, specifically employee misuse and abuse of company computers for personal use. Thus, employers must establish and develop acceptable use policies that will serve to educate and inform employees about the acceptable use of workplace computers and technology.
An organization is able to give each customer individual and unique attention, but it depends on the customer’s preference. Organizations continue to look for ways to prepare employees for changes in the company. Changes does not always extend just to employees, it involves customers also. The introduction of new products and services, technologies, and routines does not consists of internal memos and meetings, it ventures on to computers and videos. The quality of services that is an employee gives to a customer is the reason why customers return to the company.
The use of e-mail in today’s workplace is sometimes the most common interaction between co-workers as well as employees and clients. With the use so important to daily work life it is very important to have e-mail secured. Some of the threats that come along with email are, malicious code, Hoax e-mails, and spam e-mail. The power of today’s e-mail clients can also be a bit of their downfall. Malicious code can be executed from an email when received and downloaded to a computer via an e-mail program like Outlook or Thunderbird.
We will explore the challenges that face both manager and employee and how the challenges can be overcome in both the physical office or in the cyberspace office. Body Collocated teams face a number of challenges that have been present for centuries, how to accomplish the task at hand and how get along doing it. While groups are "particularly good at combining talents and providing innovative solutions" How to get along has plagued families, groups, teams, and societies since the beginning of time. What are these challenges? Personality types for starters.
We live in a world where technology has changed the way people communicate, the way they are informed and how they do business. Traditional social networks have expanded from a few dozen acquaintances to hundreds of friends, friends of friends, connections and followers. We live in a world where people would rather communicate by sending a text message from their mobile phone, post comments on their favorite online network or send a short Tweet to inform all their friends that they have just got out of bed or they are out to dinner. The growth of social networking platforms has been phenomenal. Millions of people around the world with access to the Internet are members of one or more social networks.
Aside from this, there are also the restless cameras installed in the elevators , restaurants , parking areas , common rooms , lounge areas apartments , and all the other places where people least expect to be watched . As years pass, the technology becomes more unpredictable that people can no longer foresee what effects it will cause. I agree with the author because nowadays, as more and more people get fascinated by the new technological advancements, the number of people being victimized by privacy evasion is increasing as well As the internet continues to soar in the 21st century, an increasing number of people are becoming hooked to sharing and information sharing applications through their personal computers and the World Wide Web. However, blinded
Case 7-4 deals with the monitoring of electronic activity such as email, phone and human traffic and dealing with safeguards that need to be in place so that information gathered is not misused. With regard to the being left alone definition of privacy in the workplace, this case brings about significant issues such as, does an employee have the right to expect privacy in their office or a restroom? If they are transmitting information for company
Thompson suggests that Twitter is a very useful tool. “…I’m more knowledgeable about the details in her life, than the lives of my two sisters in Canada, who I talk to only once every month or so” (Thompson, 2011). The author argues that social media websites like Facebook have made it possible to quickly see and share photos as well as be updated on what someone is doing or how they are feeling in an instant. In the beginning Facebook was primitive and the concerns about privacy were abundant which made a lot of Facebook users feel uneasy. Zuckerberg made changes to modernize Facebook by creating a News Feed which gave us easier access to what people were doing.
Facebook is a social networking service and website launched in February 2004. As of January 2011[update], Facebook has more than 600 million active users. Users may create a personal profile, add other users as friends, upload photos, and exchange messages. it is becoming more and more common for teenagers to become addicted to social networking, which often distracts them from schoolwork and the like. They put personal information on their Facebook profiles and add random people as friends.