Concurrent Session
The Cutting Edge of Personnel Monitoring: Ethical Implications and Technological Innovations
Milano Ballroom 3-4
In-Person and Virtual Tuesday 04/16/2024 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM   Add to calendar
Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), Organization (Technical), People (Technical), Workplace (Technical) | Intended Audience: Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
This session aims to foster a dialogue that guides the future of personnel monitoring in a way that respects both technological advancement and individual privacy rights. 

In an era where technology seamlessly integrates into every aspect of our lives, the domain of personnel monitoring has seen revolutionary advancements. This topic, 'The Cutting Edge of Personnel Monitoring: Ethical Implications and Technological Innovations', invites participants to explore the latest monitoring technologies in the workplace while critically examining their implementation's ethical boundaries and implications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Technological Advancements in Personnel Monitoring will showcase the latest innovations in employee monitoring tools. It includes discussions on AI and machine learning algorithms for behavior analysis, advanced biometric systems, real-time GPS tracking, and sophisticated digital productivity tools. Melissa will provide insights into how these technologies transform employee management, productivity assessment, and workplace security.
  • Ethical and Privacy Considerations will be on the ethical dilemmas posed by these technologies. This includes debates on privacy rights, the fine line between monitoring and surveillance, employee consent, and the ethical use of personal data. Legal perspectives on the current regulatory frameworks and guidelines for ethical monitoring practices will also be discussed.
  • Balancing Efficiency and Ethics will aim to strike a balance between the efficiency and effectiveness offered by monitoring technologies and the ethical considerations they raise. This includes exploring best practices for transparent and respectful implementation of these systems in the workplace.
  • Commonly used productivity tools like Microsoft 365 and Google Cloud, while primarily designed to enhance workplace efficiency and collaboration, also possess capabilities that can be utilized for personnel monitoring. These tools can be deployed for monitoring purposes. This topic will touch on how crucial it is to balance the operational benefits with ethical considerations.
Melissa Daley Photo
Melissa Daley, President,
Orca Intelligence