Making an Ethical Decision
A software application that helps designers and technology practitioners think through challenging ethical scenarios when developing products.
Materials: Ethics App website and knowledge of the goals and players that you want to achieve
Steps (from the Ethics App website):
- Determine individuals and groups of stakeholders that will be impact by the outcome of your decision.
- Determine if the action does more good or harm to those involved.
- Determine if the action respects the dignity of the parties involved.
- Determine if the action treats all the users equally.
- Determine if the action gives everyone the opportunity to thrive.
- Determine if others would approve of the action.
- Enter a score that shows how much importance you place on the different ethical perspectives.