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Lab 2
Tori Ramsey
Purdue University Calumet
ITS 200 Ethics & Legal Issues in Information Technology
Mr. Daniel R. O’Day
October 12, 2015
Lab 2 Lab two focuses on information about IT professionals and IT users and common ethical issues they face. This lab will help me with any future issues I may come across during my career whether it be with other employees in the company I work for or peers that are in facing an issue that goes against the IT professional codes of ethics.

Part One: “What Would You Do?” – Situation 1 Even though my relationship with my old roommate is important to me, I would not be able to put in a good word or get his resume into the “right hands.” I would be lying at my job (a place that I worked hard to even get into) and that could get me into a lot of trouble if the company realized that he does not actually have the knowledge he says he does. Here’s exactly what happened. My old college roommate got let go from his job and has asked me to help him become an employee at the company I work for. I told him that I have no problem putting in a good word and getting his resume in the “right hands” but then I saw his resume. The problem is that he greatly exaggerated pretty much everything single thing on his resume and expects me to not tell my boss that he actually does not have the knowledge he says he does so that he could get the job. There are a lot of people who can be put into harms way if I were to lie for my old college roommate. Those who are directly affected by this problem include me, my old roommate from college, the entire company I work for, my coworkers, and my boss. This problem would cause a lot of issues at my workplace if he were to get the job and mess up because he actually does not know how to do all the things he said he knew how to do on his resume. If I were to keep my mouth shut about him…...

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