Ethics Education for the Online Environment

Ethics Education for the Online Environment

Lori N.K. Leonard (University of Tulsa, USA)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-987-8.ch039
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Abstract

As a greater number of business transactions and communications are facilitated by the Internet, understanding individual behavior in this arena is becoming issue that distinguishes transactions conducted via the Internet from those in traditional business settings is that of anonymity (Davenport, 2002). The sense of being anonymous and having little accountability allows individuals to behave in ways that they “traditionally” would not behave if they were known to the other parties involved.

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