Ethics and Analytics

Analytics and the use of data in solving business problems often runs into ethical problems, just as other elements of business decisions do.
Researchers who work with computers and big data have developed codes of ethics to govern their work, and business leaders can learn from these
researchers about how to solve ethical dilemmas when using analytics to tackle business problems.
To prepare:
Review the Learning Resources, focusing on ethics in analytics.
Conduct your own research on examples of cases where analytics were used in an unethical way.
In 2–3 pages:
Write a paper on the importance of ethics in analytics. Include 2–3 examples of unethical approaches that have been used to benefit a company or

Finally, discuss how unethical uses of analytics can be avoided.

Sample Solution