Customer relationship management information systems (CRM-IS) and the realisation of moral agency
Bull, C and Adam, A 2010, 'Customer relationship management information systems (CRM-IS) and the realisation of moral agency' , Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 8 (2) , pp. 164-177.
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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine how the design of characteristics and use of practices incorporated in customer relationship management information systems (CRM-IS) impact on the expression and realisation of moral agency within organisations. Design/methodology/approach – The paper draws on the findings from an in-depth UK case study of a CRM-IS implementation. Findings: The paper finds that some characteristics and practices within CRM-IS can restrict the expression and realisation of moral agency in organisational life, resulting in a number of problems. For a greater consideration of MacIntyre's virtue ethics approach in order to respond to such challenges is argued. Originality/value: The paper offers a relatively rare insight into the significance of the ethical issues arising from the organisational use of CRM-IS and strategies. The paper should be of interest to managers, computer professionals and academics.
|Themes:||Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Research (CSR. Salford)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society|
|Depositing User:||AE Adam|
|Date Deposited:||08 Nov 2011 11:29|
|Last Modified:||08 Nov 2011 11:29|
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