Human Values as the Basis for Sustainable Information System Design

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Abstract

Information systems (IS) play an increasing role for individual well-being [3], for the environment [4], and for society at large [5]. Considering sustainability in IS development is therefore becoming paramount. However, companies today associate sustainability with extra cost and burden on their operations. As a result, many view sustainability more as a demand and a challenge rather than an opportunity. In this article, we argue that companies should rethink this attitude, as both sustainability and a business model can be understood as deeply rooted in human values.
OriginalspracheEnglisch
Seiten (von - bis)34 - 43
FachzeitschriftIEEE Technology and Society Magazine
Jahrgang38
Ausgabenummer3
DOIs
PublikationsstatusVeröffentlicht - 2019

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