Ethics And The Public Service: Trust, Integrity, And Democracy

Paperback | March 1, 2012

bySusan Dimock, Mohamad Al-hakim, Garrett Mac Sweeney

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Ethics and the Public Service provides a framework for the discussion of specific ethical challenges that members of the public service might face in the course of their work. Additionally, and perhaps more importantly, it seeks to explain why an ethical public service is so vital to democracy and good government. It explores and presents the value of ethics codes, the importance of independent oversight, and the contribution of ethical leadership to the achievement of public trust, political legitimacy, and the integrity of government programs.

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Ethics and the Public Service provides a framework for the discussion of specific ethical challenges that members of the public service might face in the course of their work. Additionally, and perhaps more importantly, it seeks to explain why an ethical public service is so vital to democracy and good government. It explores and prese...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.19 × 7.44 × 0.5 inPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176504427

ISBN - 13:9780176504427

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PrefaceChapter 1: Introduction to Morality And EthicsChapter 2: Moral Principles and Moral Theories Chapter 3: The Value Of Ethics Codes and of Ethics in the Public ServiceChapter 4: Corruption, Conflicts Of Interest, and Other Unethical ConductChapter 5: Professional ValuesChapter 6: Public Service ValuesChapter 7: People ValuesChapter 8: Disclosure of Wrongdoing Appendix 1: Values and Ethics Code for the Public Service [Federal Public Servants] Treasury Board 2003Appendix 2: American Society for Public Administration Code of Ethics Appendix 3: The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Code of EthicsAppendix 4: American Institute of Certified Planners Code Of Ethics and Professional ConductAppendix 5: Principles of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada Cases for DiscussionGlossary of Terms Index