Handbook of Administrative Ethics

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CRC Press, Oct 12, 2000 - Political Science - 763 pages
Delineating implications for administrative ethics from other fields such as sociology, psychology, and philosophy, this reference provides a comprehensive review of administrative ethics in the public sector. Detailing the context within which contemporary ethics training has developed, the book examines the effectiveness of ethics training, legal and organizational devices for encouraging desired conduct, and other topics of particular relevance to the political and social contexts of public administration. Written by over 25 leading scholars in public administration ethics, the book creates a taxonomy for administrative ethics using the categories of modern philosophy.
 

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Contents

The Emergence of Administrative Ethics as a Field of Study in the United States
1
Research and Knowledge in Administrative Ethics
37
Ethics Education in Public Administration and Affairs Preparing Graduates for Workplace Moral Dilemmas
59
Ethics in Inservice Training
79
The Use of Philosophy in Administrative Ethics
105
Administration and the Ethics of Virtue In All Things Choose First for Good Character and Then for Technical Expertise
131
The Public Interest
151
Deontological Dimensions of Administrative Ethics Revisited
179
Federal Inspectors General and the Paths to Accountability
387
Whistleblower Protection and the Judiciary
407
Dealing with Administrative Corruption
429
Moral Development in Public Administration
457
Ethical DecisionMaking
481
Values and Ethics
509
Character and Conduct in the Public Service A Review of Historical Perspectives
529
Gender Differences in Administrative Ethics
555

A Teleological Approach to Administrative Ethics
195
A Dream of What We Could Be The Founding Values the Oath and Homo virtutis americanus
207
Organizational Structure A Reflection of Societys Values and a Context for Individual Ethics
227
Governmental Ethics and Organizational Culture
243
The Relevance of Public Ethics to Administration and Policy
263
Administrative Ethics and the Chimera of Professionalism The Historical Context of Public Service Ethics
291
Codes of Ethics
309
From Codes of Conduct to Codes of Ethics The ASPA Case
335
Ethics Management in Public Organizations What Why and How?
355
Federal Ethics Management and Public Trust
367
Citizenship Ethics in Public Administration
583
Administrative Ethics and Democratic Theory
603
Administrative Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations
623
Military Ethics
629
Administrative Ethics in a Chinese Society The Case of Hong Kong
649
Constitutionalism and Administrative Ethics A Comparative Study of Canada France the United Kingdom and the United States
671
Administrative Ethics in an African Society The Case of Zimhabwe
695
Public Service Ethics in Australia
719
Index
741
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