The Ethics Challenge in Public Service: A Problem-Solving Guide / Edition 1

The Ethics Challenge in Public Service: A Problem-Solving Guide / Edition 1

by Carol W. Lewis, Lewis
     
 

A Publication of the American Society for Public Administration

Ethics in public service is a hot topic in today's headlines. This detailed guide provides public managers with the practical tools and techniques they need to make ethical choices in the ambiguous pressured world of public service. Shows how applying ethical principles can be a powerful means of

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A Publication of the American Society for Public Administration

Ethics in public service is a hot topic in today's headlines. This detailed guide provides public managers with the practical tools and techniques they need to make ethical choices in the ambiguous pressured world of public service. Shows how applying ethical principles can be a powerful means of clarifying and resolving complex problems in an even more complex world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555423834
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1991
Series:
Public Administration Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Ethics in the Public Service.

ETHICAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF PUBLIC MANAGERS.

What Is Important in Public Service?

To Obey and Implement the Law.

To Serve the Public Interest.

To Take Individual Responsibility.

TOOLS FOR PERSONAL DECISION MAKING.

Finding Solid Ground: Ethical Standards and Reasoning.

Strategies and Tactics for Managerial Decision Making.

Understanding Who and What Matters: Stakeholder Analysis.

ETHICS AND THE AGENCY.

Designing and Implementing Codes.

Ethics and the Boss.

Building an Ethical Agency.

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