There's an app for that: Avoiding the ugliest business problems

Can mobile apps help us make better decisions in regulated environments?

By , Computerworld |  IT Management

For instance, the framework asks users to consider such questions as: "Which option will produce the most good and do the least harm?" and "Which option best respects the rights of all who have a stake?" as well "Which option leads me to act as the sort of person I want to be?"

Converting the ethics framework into an interactive mobile app may help people make good decisions by making it accessible, said Raicu.

There are apps that help you make buying decisions, such as whether a product is environmentally responsible or not, but Raicu believes "there are no apps that take you through an ethical decision making process."

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