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Prior to research and class discussion on communication privacy laws and policies in the workplace, I though that it was an invasion of employee’s privacy. After researching employer and employee views on the topic, I am for the policies and laws regarding workplace communications. Although employees should have privacy, many U.S. companies are implementing workplace monitoring, consisting of recording telephone calls, viewing e-mails, Internet connections and employee computer files (E-Monitoring in the Workplace, 2006). Because many companies rely on technology to complete jobs, employers must protect their assets as well as ensure their employees are productive.
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centers, government-ran agencies, and day care centers. “OCR’s enforcement efforts protect the civil rights and health information privacy rights of people living with HIV, resulting in increased access to quality health care and reduced HIV-related discrimination, stigma and disparities” (HHS, 2011). People living with HIV have the same rights to privacy as any other patient. They also have the right to expect that all records and communications are kept confidential. These individuals can be protected because by law professionals must keep their information and treatment private. In order to protect the community from HIV, spreading knowledge and awareness is important. Free or low-cost
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Electronic Devices and Patient Privacy
Confidentiality is defined as a promise that limits access to certain information. With the increase use of technology it is believed that confidential information is at greater risk of being shared with the world. In recent news there have been many cases of people personal photos and information being leaked to the public. With the healthcare industry following in the footsteps of so many others and now going to electronic file databases the threat of patient’s personal information being leaked is upon us. Therefore it is imperative that proper precautions are taken to ensure the security and safety of information that is shares
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In Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austens depiction of womanhood is both varied and expansive. A woman can be gentle in spirit, incapable of finding ill in others. Daughters can be impossibly silly in their romantic endeavors. Wives are sometimes obnoxious, meddling fools with easily disturbed nerves. Even women linked by their intelligence, such as Charlotte and Elizabeth, differ in terms of practicality and adherence to social norms. There is, however, a factor that distinguishes intelligent females in the novel from the unintelligent: their insistence on maintaining privacy from male influence. From a feminist perspective, Jane Austens emphasis on female personal space implies that
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There is a lot of debate about privacy. Where it came from, where it is going, and what it means for society. Undoubtedly, privacy is certainly under threat and will never be the same again. A lot of people will point out that privacy did not really exist in law internationally until quite recently. The first really significant bit of law was a 1898 legislation in the United States, from Samuel Warren and Louis Brandeis, who defined privacy as the right to be let alone. However, privacy has really existed long before this; it was just, and this is slightly controversial, more intrinsic.
We worked on a human scale back then. You said something to someone, and they could re-tell it, a
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Table of Contents
In the Future 5
In todays world social networking is the main part of most peoples lives. Social networks such as “Facebook” and “Twitter” help maintain your identity across many different devices. Facebook has been around the web for a while now but on June 28 Google’s senior vice president of engineering, Vic Cundotra, introduced the company’s latest social network project called Google Plus. The revealing of Google+ has been called a direct challenge to Facebook and with the more controlled privacy settings and enchanting features it much actually succeed in becoming the most popular social network site on the web
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Law, Ethics, and Corporate Governance
July 17, 2011
1. Explain where an employee can reasonably expect to have privacy in the workplace.
Employees are becoming increasingly concerned about their privacy as their employers are
monitoring them electronically more than ever . The best way to ensure the privacy of personal
calls made at work is to use your own mobile phone or a local pay phone. Employers are very
interested in the loyalty, productivity, and privacy of the employees. Employers usually include
privacy policies in the employee handbook that outlines company guidelines when referring to
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The Role and Importance of Organizational Accountability in Managing and Protecting Users’ Data
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The Evolution of Privacy
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Lab #2 - Assessment Worksheet
Case Study on U.S. Veterans Affairs and Loss of Privacy Information
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In this lab, you reviewed a real-world case study that involved the loss of privacy information,
and you analyzed what violations occurred, the implications of those violations, and the possible
mitigation remedies that could prevent future violations.
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The Government and “The Cloud”
Project-Based Information Systems, 90.480.032, TP5
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
US Privacy Rights 3
Loss of Companies’ Products/Services 4
Government’s Cloud-Data Security 6
Negative Impact on International Relations 7
Figure 1: Cisco's Projected Revenue Chart 5
Figure 2: Key Stakeholders and Responsibilities for FedRAMP 7
With the technological advances made, cloud-based data storage has become a staple in businesses worldwide. Storing data using a web-based content management system
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ISAS 640 9040 – Decision Support Systems and Expert Systems
Dr. Ashraf Shirani
Literature Review for Group 1
The topic for the research paper will be business intelligence, most specifically the impact on privacy. The data gathered through various business intelligence technologies, while it may not be personally identifiable information such as name and/or social security number, the data provided to businesses gives them a greater insight into consumer behavior. This provides the businesses with information to leverage additional sales and services.
Businesses gather all kinds of data on consumers
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What is causing a lack of constitutional privacy?
The United States of America is a country founded on the principles of seven founding fathers. These men strived to produce a constitutionally based system, a system which was based upon certain doctrines, one of which was privacy. This topic has been mentioned subtly in the Bill of Right and the Declaration of Independence, such as in the first amendment, the right to free speech, and in the fourth amendment, the right to no unreasonable searches and seizures. After all, we live in a country whose majority population believes in privacy being a god given right. Since America was founded on privacy, it
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7. True or False: ___True_____ The cornerstone of many current federal computer-related criminal laws is the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.
8. __B___ is created by combining pieces of nonprivate data—often collected during software updates, and via cookies—that when combined may violate privacy.
a. Contextual information
b. Aggregate information
c. Profile data
d. Privacy data
9. The law that regulates the overall role of the government in protecting the privacy of individuals is the Federal Privacy Act of 1974.
10. The law that regulates the role of the health-care industry in protecting the privacy of individuals is the __C___
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Information Technology Acts
February 25, 2013
The basis of this paper is to explain the advances in information technology that ultimately resulted with the creation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 and the Children’s Online Protection Privacy Act (COPPA). These two acts are beneficial to the privacy of oneself regarding medical files and the protection that the Federal Trade Commission provides to children while they are using the Internet. The paper will go farther into detail about why these acts were created and how they are beneficial to society today and for our future
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Frequent Shoppers Program.
In creating this new program, Kudler must first address any Legal issues with this new system. Protecting the customers’ privacy rights must first be researched and taken into consideration. In obtaining customer information that could be used to personalize marketing campaigns, recommendations and discounts, Kudler will need to understand that the customer must be balanced against the individual's need for privacy. In collecting the information, Kudler must fully disclose what information is collected and how it will be used by Kudler and possible third party vendors, so the customer's informed consent can be secured. Adhering to the Privacy
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Use of Social Media in the Workplace
With the growing number of social media-related lawsuits happened in Canada, many employers have to find how to create efficient and effective social media policies for their companies. I am a student in a course called Advanced Written Communication, which is one of my third year courses in Bachelor of Business Administration program. As a business student, I am also interested in this problem.
From the research, I find some social media-related cases and some privacy legislations in Canada. They warn both employers and employees that it is necessary to have enough legal and security knowledge. Employers should create media
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without them knowing it. Most websites have privacy policies; however the interpretation level and diversity of the policy varied widely.
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October 2, 2012
New technology advances, come ethical issues. In this paper, the information will cover the Children’s Internet Protection Act of 2000, Children’s Online Privacy Act of 1998, and what caused the act to be put in place.
Children’s Internet Protection Act of 2000
When speaking of children, it is never taken lightly. Such innocent, young, and at times naïve creatures. It is the sole responsibility, of parents and society to be their protectors. In the early 1970’s pornography was legally available in the United States, and available to minors in the forms of DVD’s and magazines. Although
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Devry Him 370 Complete Course - (Assignments - Dqs - Quizes and Course Project)
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Privacy and Security Officer (graded)
Compare and contrast the difference between the Privacy, Security, and Compliance Officer.
What was the intent behind HIPAA?
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Notice of Privacy Practices (graded)
What patient rights are identified in a Notice of Privacy Practices? Which right under HIPAA do you consider the most important?
HIPAA Privacy Rule (graded)
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customers' privacy rights. The frequent shopper program will store the customers' information into a database. The information will include the customers' personal information along with the history of their purchases. The collection and utilization of consumer data raises concerns that the privacy of the individual customers could be compromised. Kudler Fine Foods will need to follow specific guidelines, which is set up by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI). FMI is an organization that is committed to protecting the rights of consumers. Kudler Fine Foods will need to insure that the program to be offered will incorporate the fair information practices" (FMI, 2009). The practices incorporate widely
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and more failsafe applications to guard a person or companies privacy has become the application of biometrics. Biometric devices have helped institute a safeguard that, while not completely “hack proof,” is exponentially harder to replicate as it requires almost 100% reproduction on an individual’s personal body characteristics. Using a variety of biometric devices, a person or company can safeguard their privacies by relying on the one thing they think is immune to a host of scams to gain access – themselves. While the applications of such devices are gaining a stronger foothold among the masses, now enters an additional task to the workforce. Employers and individuals must ensure that
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Assignment #1 – Electronic Surveillance of Employees
DJhonna M. Jones
January 28, 2012
Professor Lisa Armonda, J.D.
This paper is a look at the Video “Electronic Surveillance of Employees”. It will cover where employees can reasonable expect to have privacy, open and enclosed area effects on employees. It will also cover Mr. Herman’s information needs, employer electronic surveillance of employee’s extent, and unaware third party usage in surveillance.
Explain where an employee can reasonably expect to have privacy in the workplace.
In general workplaces can be divided into two types. The first type
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flag and earn merit badges in the hacker community. Occasionally, bored teenagers may hack into a system just to prove they can.
Cybercrimes have a direct impact on privacy. An organization’s failure to adequately protect information can lead to disaster, so the necessity for good data security is absolute, and a fiduciary responsibility of corporate management. However, even though data security and privacy have a relationship, the concept and practice of data security is generally geared toward restricting data access. This restriction does not automatically safeguard the privacy of users. If organizational policies on the use or sale of sensitive information are not appropriate
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Computer crimes seem to be an increasing problem in today's society. The main
aspect concerning these offenses is information gained or lost. As our
government tries to take control of the information that travels through the
digital world, and across networks such as the InterNet, they also seem to be
taking away certain rights and privileges that come with these technological
These services open a whole new doorway to communications as we know it. They
offer freedom of expression, and at the same time, freedom of privacy in the
highest possible form. Can the government reduce computer crimes, and still
allow people the right to freedom of expression and privacy
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The impact of HIPAA on the delivery of human services!
I have been a medical assistant for 15 years and HIPAA is a regulation/law that I have had to read over and over again. HIPAA stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, this act was passed in 1996 two year after that I became a medical assistant. HIPAA requires the United States health and human services to issue rules protecting the privacy of medical information. This information can be found on the Health and Human Service website. www.hhs.gov
The HIPAA privacy rules were issued by the HHS to cover a number of types of
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tabloid reporters' invasions of privacy create a social good and says the only people who need privacy are those who do bad things. I do not agree with Paul McMullen. In my opinion, privacy is a right that every man and woman has. Privacy is not something that is up to another person to take away from you. Who is another person to decide which actions are bad? Why is it up to another person to expose your actions? It would be irritating to me if somebody tried to follow me around and catch everything that I did wrong. The definition of social good also factors into the equation. How does invading someone’s privacy help do social good? It doesn’t. I understand that people have a right to know
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reportDestruction of Home through Technology
In this section I will argue that home in Minority Report (51) fails to be established due to the invasion of technology. I will achieve this by looking at three aspects of the film that depict the loss of home. I have chosen this film as it clearly depicts a technologically advanced world, where privacy has been lost. Minority Report, directed by Steven Spielberg in 2002, is partially based on the novel Minority Report (ref), written by Philip K. Dick in 1956. The film depicts Washington D.C. in the year 1954. It focuses on John Anderton, who uses precognitive images in order to stop crimes before they happen.
The city is an extension of
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accomplishment in the healthcare field but since 1960 and on into the early 20th century computer technicians, scientist, healthcare workers and many others have been working on Electronic Health Records (EHR) (Jacques, 2011). However, there are many critics that argue that Electronic Health Records (EHR) is opening up many issues that will allow compromising American’s vital healthcare privacy. The point over the next few years coming up to the mandated implementation of Electronic Health Records (EHR) is to work thru the issues that will eliminate the critics concern of compromising vital health information by implementing Electronic Health Records (EHR). “While it may never be possible
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this term and use it to generate advertisements on pages related to laptops. This is known as Google AdSense.
On its launch it initially caused backlash towards Chrome as people felt like their privacy was being invaded, but as explained by Google, no data is sent back to their servers and this feature is primarily to keep advertisements relevant to the user’s interests, and also to help the companies paying to advertise reach their potential market.
A cookie is a unique identifier used by browsers to store information such as passwords and other data in putted by a user (2012), they also relay information back to the server about the pages visited and what the user did on the website
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experts by applying reasoning capabilities.
A. Expert systems
C. Business intelligence systems
D. Decision support systems
4) ______ issues involve who may obtain information and how much they should pay for this information.
5) _____ issues involve collecting, storing, and disseminating information about individuals.
6) Your company’s computers have been taken over by an attacker and used to attack another organization’s information systems. Your problem is which of the following?
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protect the community. If the wrong information gets out to the wrong individual, this could create a serious situation. By having Electronic Medical Records we are able to store picture IDs of the patient, we are able to have an electronic copy of their HIPPA/Privacy notice, and we are able to see who can obtain information on a particular patient.
Not only protecting the patient is important but having the capability of sharing medical files in order to know a patient’s history can also protect the patient. By knowing an accurate list of medicines, the wrong thing will not get prescribed, by having their past medical history they can see what a patient might be high risk of.
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things that they share on their Facebook timeline. “A timeline on Facebook is like a big chronology of your life where your posts, photos, and likes will appear daily as you create them” (Bowles, 2013). When you look at your newsfeed you are able to scroll through and see what all of your friends have posted to Facebook. People should always be cautious before posting something to Facebook because depending upon your privacy setting it is available for everyone to see.
LinkedIn is a social networking site that is used by professionals. This site requires you to create a profile about yourself like most other social networking sites. “Unlike Facebook, you will spend more time entering a
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intervention results since all important clinical and practice information reside in one transportable record that can have broad interoperability. Also exchange and sharing of patient information among healthcare providers, delivery of services will continue to be fragmented and prone to duplication, lack of coordination, and errors. While the privacy and confidentiality of healthcare information may be a critical issue, the downside of fragmented service rendition is appalling. Medical errors (i.e. in medicines, surgery, diagnosis, equipment, or laboratory reports.
2. Describe the most likely impediments to health care information access in 2030 and make at least two (2) recommendations to avert
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pertain mostly to security and privacy issues. Keeping customer and company information out of the hands of hackers and crackers, avoiding credit card fraud, malicious attacks by viruses and worms, along with many other threats, is paramount. These are risks that need to be considered when trying to decide how much of a Web presence to have. If very little or no communication is to take place between the customer and the company, and only browsing is allowed then the issues of security and privacy are minimal if any. On the other hand, if customers will be placing orders and paying for products or services online then the security risks are greatly increased. Another risk is simply the cost of
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demand that all health and social care professionals maintain peoples confidentiality at all times.
Confidentiality refers to all information relating to those using health and social care services and the records associated with them, no matter what format those records are in.
Whenever the individual is handling information they must:
• respect people’s wishes and their privacy
• follow the guidance and procedures of your organisation
• Comply with the requirements of the law
When gathering confidential information you must ensure that:
• only information that is needed is collected
• the data is only used for the purpose for which it was intended
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. Verbally reassuring everyone his or her safety and care is under control is very important. Once must also explain to each patient in the simplest form the importance of their privacy. Prior to any changes, as a healthcare provider we must draft consent forms authorizing the release of their medical records. According to HIPAA regulations, under the medical privacy provision, patients need to give written consent before their medical information is shared with outside agencies. (HIPAA, 2014)
Dealing with a sudden change may be difficult for some. As a healthcare provider one must always be professional and ready to face any obstacles the business may encounter. One must ensure patient
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Ethical Principles in the Corporate World
IFMG 300 B04
Ethical issues are an area of the corporate world that most businesses deal with on a regular basis. The importance is growing with the continuous development of technology. Companies need to be aware of ethical obligations of their products and decisions. Privacy is a problem that occurs due to the fact that companies can access individuals’ information on the history of the websites a person has visited to develop customer trends through cookies, web bugs, and other means. Following ethical principles is essential to keep corporations on top and away
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ways; the “My Chart” feature allows for patient and family engagement by allowing access to the patient’s visit summaries and also allows for electronically scheduling appointments. Their password, data back-up and recovery system allows for privacy and security. Computerized physician order entry, medication lists, allergy list and updated diagnoses are also ways in which Epic meets Meaningful Use requirements.
Stage 2 of Meaningful Use requirements will be met by ongoing data entry, increasing data tracking, such as vaccination records, and generation of reports, such as obesity and diabetes. There will be increasing interoperability with other healthcare providers including primary
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The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) were signed into law by President Bill Clinton in August 1996. (Physicians Billing Associates International, 2006). Bill Clinton decided to sign this law to protect the right and privacy of the patients. Before 1996 there were many issues that has risen the concerning of patient privacy. The HIPPA Act includes “Health insurance portability, fraud and abuse control, tax related provision, group health plan requirements, revenue offset provision, and administrative simplification requirements (Physicians Billing Associates International, 2006).
The article that I had read was about a woman who was a nurse and
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newly and most recent way is through digital media. Now the question arises that if surveillance is being conducted does it not comprise with the basic rights for national that is the “privacy”?
The NSA and other agencies has produced some occurrences that clearly shows that it has some time stepped over the line and violated the privacy of nationals. The age of digital media justifies this yet people have other view. This makes the Surveillance a double edged sword hanging on the citizens. They can’t deny it yet they can’t take it.
In age of technological development you can never be sure that who is keeping a eye on us. The security agencies give a valid explanation that it
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human right recognized in international law, which is today understood more generally as freedom of expression in any medium, be it orally, in writing, print, through the Internet or through art forms. This means that the protection of freedom of speech as a right includes not only the content, but also the means of expression. Freedom of information may also refer to the right to privacy in the context of the Internet and information technology. As with the right to freedom of expression, the right to privacy is a recognized human right and freedom of information acts as an extension to this right. Lastly, freedom of information can include opposition to patents, opposition to
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improvements achieved. This is a great way to come up with the best possible solutions to the problem.
When incorporating into new into the equation, there is always risks involved. The risks the bank can possible be exposed to due to this reaction is the cost it will incur to have its services available 24 hours and if they decided not to go with the 24 hour availability then they can run into the possibility of losing customers as well.
The potential risks the bank would be exposed to if they take Bill’s comments more seriously are the cost as I previously stated, then on top of that they will need to look at the security and the privacy of the customer’s information. Having
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physical separation, which is said to separate women from men in the public realm. Other than the hijab representing modesty, it also represents morality and privacy. To go even further a little, some women
who wear the hijab see this accessory as a part of their identity, connected to their culture and religious beliefs. The wearing of the hijab for many women is a sign of respect and devotion to God as well as their
religious belief system.
The burqa, also called chadri, is a dress that covers the entire body and it is predominantly worn by women. In some Islamic beliefs, the burqa is suitable for women when in public, because it is a garment
that covers their entire body
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the following different classification labels:
1. Public. This classification applies to information that is available to the general public and intended for distribution outside the organizations. This information may be freely disseminated without potential harm. Examples include product and service brochures, advertisements, job opening announcements, and press releases. De-identified data as defined in the HIPAA Privacy rule is considered public information.
2. For Internal Use Only. This classification applies to all other information that does not clearly fit into the other classifications. The unauthorized disclosure, modification or
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not only violated a company policy but also the right to privacy of her co-employee.
Duties- it is also Jasper’s duty to his company’s interest by maintaining a valuable employee.
Ethics of Care – Jasper should show consideration for his ranking officer, giving merit to Henry’s admittance of his violation. Henry has shown one of the company values which is honesty.
ALTERNATIVE COURSES OF ACTION
1. Keep the conversation between Jasper and Henry within themselves and ask for Henry’s commitment to change.
2. Suspend Henry, this way he will be penalized for his violation but he could also be kept being a valuable employee.
3. Ask for Henry’s resignation, giving merit for his admittance but also maintaining a high standard of keeping the firm’s corporate culture.
4. Terminate Henry, sending a strong message not only to rank-and-files but also to officers, the importance of the company’s values.
Alternative # 3 –
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affirmed her conviction. Mapp went to the U.S. Supreme Court then. The court therefore ignored the violation of her First Amendment right, and concentrated on the illegal search and seizure. The court decided to overrule “Wolf”, and apply the Exclusionary Rule to the states. The U.S. Supreme Court emphasized that the Fourth Amendment was designed to protect the privacy for Americans in their homes. Without the Exclusionary Rule, state police are encouraged to invade privacy with illegal search and seizures. It also encourages federal law enforcement to violate the Fourth Amendment and then give the illegal evidence to the states. Clark (member of U.S. Supreme Court) said the