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The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 87: Information Privacy in Organizations
Information Privacy in Organizations
With descriptives like “the information age,” “the information super highway,” and “the knowledge economy”—popular in the mainstream business literature at the start of the 21st century—there can be little doubt that information plays a vital role in the success of any organization. Employees often are required to sign nondisclosure agreements upon entry into an organization wherein they vow that they will not divulge pro-prietary company information to outsiders. Such safeguards seem reasonable and are becoming necessary for organizations interested in protecting their assets—specifically, their intellectual assets—from getting into the hands of competitors or other entities that could misuse that information. Information is a broad concept, however, and the need for organizations to acquire and subsequently protect information is ...