ETHICS: The Past, Present and Future of Socio-Technical Systems Design

  • Shona Leitch
  • Matthew J. Warren
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 325)


Since computers were first introduced in the late 1960’s there has been continued debate on the impact of technology, organisations and staff within those organisations. Enid Mumford was one of the key researchers who looked at the Socio-Technical implications through the decades, and as part of her research she developed the ETHICS method to help improve the integration of technology in organisations and society.


Enid Mumford ETHICS participation systems design 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shona Leitch
    • 1
  • Matthew J. Warren
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Information Systems,Faculty of Business and LawDeakin UniversityBurwoodAustralia

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