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Author Lawton, Alan., author.

Title Ethics and management in the public sector. / Alan Lawton, Julie Rayner and Karin Lasthuizen
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (195 p.)
Series Routledge Masters in Public Management
Routledge Masters in Public Management
Contents Cover; Ethics and Management in thePublic Sector; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1 Managing ethics in the public services; 2 Ethical theory: what is the right thing to do and who is to say so?; 3 The public interest: is there such a thing and what purpose does it serve?; 4 Public service motivation and ethos: why do public officials work above and beyond the call of duty?; 5 Ethical culture: what is it, is it universal and how can it be changed?; 6 Compliance approaches: how can we enforce ethical standards and behaviour?
7 Integrity approaches: can we trust public officials to regulate themselves?8 Ethical performance: how do we know if we are doing the right thing and can we improve?; 9 Leadership: does ethical leadership make a difference?; 10 Conclusion; Index
Summary Grappling with ethical issues is a daily challenge for those working in organizations that deliver public services. Such services are delivered through an often bewildering range of agencies and amidst this constant change, there are fears that a public service ethos, a tradition of working in the public interest, becomes blurred. Using extensive vignettes and case studies, Ethics and Management in the Public Sector illuminates the practical decisions made by public officials. The book takes a universal approach to ethics reflecting the world-wide impact of public service re
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English
Subject Civil service ethics.
Public administration -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Civil service ethics.
Public administration -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Lasthuizen, Karin.
Rayner, Julie
ISBN 0415577594
1136204857
9780415577595
9781136204852
Other Titles Routledge Masters in Public Management