data management and SQL-DAT5486


Read the assigned articles and watch the assigned videos.


1. Choose a topic on data management and data privacy that has an ethical dilemma (a non-comprehensive list has been provided below). Take a position in favor or against the topic/company you chose. Provide both quantitative and qualitative information to support your position.

2. Propose a solution to the ethical dilemma. This could include legislation, regulation, monetization, or stopping a practice. Be specific in your recommended action.

3. Develop a stakeholder analysis, what is important to each party and why? How would your recommended solution impact each group? What could you do to influence your stakeholders to adopt your solution?

  • Two tools to help guide your stakeholder analysis:

In discussing your position, in favor or against, ensure you are explicit about explaining what are the ethical dilemmas that affect the communities involved.

Word Count and Structure Guidelines

  • 750 to 1000 words
  • Include an opening paragraph (five to six lines) that summarizes the entire paper. This is not an intro that describes what the paper is about, rather this is a full summary of the paper. In other words, if your paper landed in the hands of busy executives, would they have a strong understanding of my analysis and recommendations by only reading the opening paragraph?
  • Do not answer the paper in a Q&A format.
  • Strengthen your storytelling by using numbers and charts, where/if relevant.
  • Provide a minimum of three (3) relevant sources, cited in A.P.A. format.

Scholarly Academic Sources

As mentioned in the rubric, you MUST use sources outside of the ones given to you already in the pre-readings. Check the box for “peer-reviewed” while performing your search on


  • You are expected to produce a “new-to-the-world” analytical piece.
  • It is NOT OK to simply piece together the work of others.

Non-Comprehensive List of Potential Topics

  • Tesla continuously recording pedestrians and other drivers, through the cameras around its vehicles. Those pedestrians and other non-Tesla drivers have nothing to do with driving or owning the Tesla that is recording them.
  • Police being banned from using their own LAPD records around gang profiles.
  • Zhenhua Data keeping a database of high-profile Australian citizens.
  • Platforms of co-creation of knowledge that store unreliable data used by data scientists. Consider
    • The teenager who wrote 10,000 + Wikipedia articles in Scottish without even knowing the language.
    • COVID-19 paper claiming that hydroxychloroquine posed a higher risk of death published by The Lancet peer-reviewed journal. Paper was later retracted due to the use of fictitious data.

*ERS stands for Ethics, Responsibility, and Sustainability


Student Name: Stakeholder Analysis 1
Adapted from
“The stakeholder analysis is an instrument to illustrate and to discover different needs of different stakeholders of particular companies”
Stakeholder Interest of stakeholders Influence/Power of stakeholders Preferences (possitive / negative)
[0;5] – [0=small; 5=big] [0;5] – [0=small; 5=big] [1;3;5] – [1=pos; 3=neutral; 5=neg]
OmarRH: 1 = stakeholder supports the project 3= stakeholder is neutral to the project 5= stakeholder opposes the project
1. Stakeholder 1
2. Stakeholder 2
3. Stakeholder 3
4. Stakeholder 4
5. Stakeholder 5
6. Stakeholder 6
7. Stakeholder 7
8. Stakeholder 8

Stakeholder Analysis

Stakeholder 1

Stakeholder 2

Stakeholder 3

Stakeholder 4

Stakeholder 5

Stakeholder 6

Stakeholder 7

Stakeholder 8


Interest of stakeholders



Influence / Power of stakeholders



Stakeholder Analysis 2
Adapted from
“The stakeholder analysis is an instrument to illustrate and discover different needs of different stakeholders of particular companies.”
8. Other 1. CEO (internal) 2. Community
6. Local Government 5. Partner Programs 4. Customers

General (worksheet stakeholder_2): In contrast to the shareholder value-principle, which is basically focused on the needs and expectations of shareholders and a corporation, the stakeholder principle tries to expectate the corporation in its whole socioecological context. In addition to that, the stakeholder principle tries to bring the needs of the different stakeholder in line. Practice (worksheet stakeholder_1): The dealing with the stakeholder groups can be designed in a zyclic passing through model. Thereby, strategic- and normative-critical shareholder group concepts pose different questions which lead to different measures.

Step 1: Evaluation of Stakeholders _Who can/could exert influence? _Who has legitimate claims? Step_2: Classification of Stakeholders _Amount of influence and suggestibility _Concernment Step_3: Assessment of Claims _Expectations of harm/good? _Legitimacy and reasonability? Step_4: Activities _inform, involve, bargain _open and close


Inform Consult Involve Collaborate Empower
Promise: We will keep you informed Promise: We will keep you informed, listen to you and provide feedback on how your input influenced the decision Promise: We will work with you to ensure your concerns are considered and reflected in the alternatives considered, and provide feedback on how your input influenced the decision Promise: We will incorporate your advise and recommendations to the maximum extent possible Promise: we will implement what you decide.


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