Ethics & Integrity In Public Administration: Concepts & Cases, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765626446
  • ISBN-13: 9780765626448
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 280 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released March 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

Ethics and Integrity in Public Administration presents cutting edge perspectives on the role of ethics in public sector management what it is and where it is going. The contributors include a cross section of authoritative authors from around the globe, and from both the academy and government. They cover a wide range of topics, diverse theoretical and conceptual paradigms, and global examples, and provide a broader view than what is typically offered in other books. The book includes both theoretical insights and commentaries grounded in practice. Chapters are divided into three parts: Ethical Foundations and Perspectives, Ethical Management and Ethical Leadership, and International and Comparative Perspectives.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Ethical Foundations and Perspectives.
2: Democratic Morality: Back to the Future.
3: The I That Is We: Recognition and Administrative Ethics.
4: Ethical Failings, Incompetence, and Administrative Evil: Lessons from Katrina and Iraq.
5: Ethical Management and Ethical Leadership.
6: Administrative Leadership and Transparency.
7: Implications of Organizational Influence on Ethical Behavior: An Analysis of the Perceptions of Public Managers.
8: Public Management in a Culture of Waiver.
9: Ethics Management and Ethical Management.
10: International and Comparative Perspectives.
11: Politics and Numbers: The Iron Cage of Governance Indices.
12: Fighting Corruption Globally and Locally.
13: Global versus Local Perspectives of Anticorruption Reforms in Italy.
14: Ethical Management and Leadership: Is an Ethical Perspective a Necessary Component of Good Management and Organizational Leadership?.
15: Measuring Integrity: A Dutch-American Comparative Project.
16: A Two-Pronged Methodological Approach for Measuring Public and Private Sector Organizational Core Values: The Importance of Content and Context.
17: Developing the “Ethical Competence” of Public Officials: A Capacity-Building Approach.
About the Editor and Contributors.
Index.