Leadership, Trustworthiness and Ethical Stewardship

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Leadership: Trustworthiness and Ethical Stewardship
Vonetta M. Henderson
NorthCentral University

The problem to be investigated is the relationship of leadership, trustworthiness and ethical stewardship in corporate organizations. The evolution of information technology has resulted in ethical changes in society. In the 1980s, information technology (IT) was reserved for specific fields that related to computer processing or development or phone services (Brooks, 2010). There were trained professionals that worked with information technology and the information that was affected by information technology. The advancement of technological developments has resulted in individuals wanting parallel advanced technologies (Kuzu, 2009). In order for an individual or business to remain competitive or well-versed in subjects, the individual or business must have up-to-date technology. The increased evolution and usage of IT has provided many advantages to society, but has also provided grounds for societal and ethical problems (Kuzu, 2009). Brooks (2010) mentioned that many of the newer information technologies enable persons to perform unethical, illegal, and deceitful actions more rapidly than in the past. Societal Ethical Changes

Nuyen (2004) stated that nearly every individual on Earth uses one or more information technology device daily. Information technology has an influential impact on lives and how societal rituals are realized (Kuzu, 2009). Based on the constant use of information technology globally, individuals have more access to personal and business-related information than in previous years. Societal ethical changes have occurred due to the ease and availability of accessing information including privacy, accuracy, property, and accessibility issues (Kuzu, 2009; Brooks, 2010. Laws and security measures have been created to address the ethical concerns caused by the evolvement and use of information...
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