A Lifetime of Theory and Action on the Ethical Use of Computers: A Dialogue with Enid Mumford

@article{Porra2007ALO,
  title={A Lifetime of Theory and Action on the Ethical Use of Computers: A Dialogue with Enid Mumford},
  author={Jaana Porra and Rudy Hirschheim},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Syst.},
  year={2007},
  volume={8},
  pages={29}
}
Enid Mumford devoted her career to promoting the ethical use of computers. She founded her work on ethics, socio-technical and general systems theory, and action research. These foundations translated into four principles underlying all her work: (1) Information systems should be designed to improve the quality of life for all. (2) Individuals should be able to participate in designing their own working circumstances and information systems. (3) Solutions to local problems have global… Expand
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