AbstractEven though most would disagree with the standards of conduct or intrusive abilities of the United States Army, unlike a civilian employer the stakes are National security rather than market share. The interest of the United States Army will always come before the privacy or best interest of an individual. The United States Army unlike a standard employer has laws protecting their assets as well as laws allowing them to push deeper into a person’s personal affairs than a civilian organization. The stakes involved in this type of organizational relationship are lopsided to protect the organization as a whole; given the opportunity the individual will be given consideration for his or her rights.
Circumstances within the United States Army empower the employer or organizational representative to a degree not recognized within the civilian communities in America. The employer has rights provide under the Uniformed Code of Military Justice and the Military Manual for Courts Martial to invade an employee’s privacy to a degree not recognized by those outside of the organization. Given various different scenarios, the employer has the right to walk into the employee’s home, extract the employee and conduct an entire gamut of testing which would require a search warrant within the civilian community. While this is not an entirely common practice, it is a practice that happens more frequently than one might believe. (Citation for the UCMJ) The wrongful
Write a paper of no more than 1,700 words responding to the following questions using your Week Three assignment option: How does the company differentiate between the employer’s right to protect its interests and the employees’ rights to be free from wrongful intrusions into their personal affairs? If the company does not make this differentiation, recommend an approach that could be implemented.
How does technology used in this organization affect employee privacy? How does the organization monitor employees? If no process is articulated, what approach could the company implement? How does (or should) the organization protect employee personal information? What internal and external control mechanisms are in place (or should be in place) regardingo accounting practices including SOX guidelines?o conflict of interest?o executive compensation?o legal and ethical duties for board members?Summarize the areas where adequate compliance and ethical controls are in place and areas where additional controls are necessary.Recommend specific action steps to address the areas where additional controls are needed along with a timeline for implementation.Cite at least three references in your paper.