Ashford 5: – Week 4 – Discussion 1
Your initial discussion thread is due on Day 3 (Thursday) and you have until Day 7 (Monday) to respond to your classmates. Your grade will reflect both the quality of your initial post and the depth of your responses. Reference the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for guidance on how your discussion will be evaluated.
Read the article, “The Ethics Of Big Data”. Based on the content presented in the article, describe the microeconomic principles being used, in other words what is the impact for demand? List the different types of market structures that big data benefits the least and benefits the most. While data collection may benefit the business community, discuss the potential concerns for consumers that arise with the proliferation of big data. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts.
Guided Response: Review the discussion board posts of your classmates. Analyze the difference between market structures. Compare your response to those of your classmates. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Discuss the way profits vary based on market structure.