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Case Study John Stokes

May 27, 2012

An overview of John’s case

John Stokes is a manager of the Tri-Mart Corporation. He recently received an inappropriate email from an employee that showcased nude men in a calendar. He also noticed that the email was forwarded to 50 other people in the organization. Key Issues or Problems

He recently received an inappropriate email from an employee that showcased nude men in a calendar. He also noticed that the email was forwarded to 50 other people in the organization. Alterative that John can consider

There are many companies that are currently marketing e-mail monitoring services. John needs these services range from a full e-mail monitoring application to a program that only records the time at which employees pick up their e-mail. The full e-mail application program will record all of the following information. The e-mail recipient


The e-mail sender

The number of words in the e-mail
The time the employee spent reading e-mail

The time the employee spent composing e-mail

The number of attachments

The type of e-mail - business-related or non-business related. A potential solution to John’s dilemma
Full E-mail monitoring application to a program that only records the time at which employees pick up their e-mail. The full e-mail application program will record all of the following information. The e-mail recipient


The e-mail sender

The number of words in the e-mail
The time the employee spent reading e-mail

The time the employee spent composing e-mail

The number of attachments

The type of e-mail business-related or non-business related My conclusion on the case study
Employee’s privacy rights in the workplace depend on whether they work in the public sector or private sector. Because constitutional rights operate primarily to protect citizens from the government1 state action is required before a citizen can invoke a constitutional right. Therefore, since most Americans...
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