Public Service Ethics : Individual and Institutional Responsibilities.
By: Bowman, James S.
Contributor(s): West, Jonathan P.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Washington DC : SAGE Publications, 2014Copyright date: ©2015Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (369 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781483312569.Subject(s): Civil service ethicsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Public Service Ethics : Individual and Institutional ResponsibilitiesDDC classification: 172/.2 LOC classification: JF1525.E8Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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PUBLIC SERVICE ETHICS-FRONT COVER -- PUBLIC SERVICE ETHICS -- CONTENTS -- LISTS OF TABLES, FIGURES, AND EXHIBITS -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABOUT THE AUTHORS -- PART I: FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC SERVICE ETHICS -- CHAPTER 1. PERTINENCE, PRACTICALITY, AND POPPYCOCK -- CHAPTER 2: PERSPECTIVES ON ETHICS: MACRO, MESO, MICRO -- CHAPTER 3: VALUES, ETHICS, AND DILEMMAS -- PART II: INDIVIDUAL-CENTERED APPROACHES TO ETHICS -- CHAPTER 4: MORAL DEVELOPMENT THEORY -- CHAPTER 5: COGNITIVE ETHICS METHODS: RESULT AND RULE PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACHES -- CHAPTER 6: VIRTUE THEORY -- CHAPTER 7: CONSCIOUS DELIBERATION AND SUBCONSCIOUS ACTION: THE DISHONESTY OF HONEST PEOPLE -- PART III: INSTITUTIONAL APPROACHES TO ETHICS -- CHAPTER 8: ORGANIZATIONAL ETHICS -- CHAPTER 9: CORRUPTION CONTROL -- CHAPTER 10: WHISTLEBLOWING IN ORGANIZATIONS -- PART IV: ISSUES IN PUBLIC SERVICE ETHICS -- CHAPTER 11: ETHICS AND ELECTED OFFICIALS -- CHAPTER 12: ORGANIZATIONAL GAMING AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT -- CHAPTER 13: AT-WILL EMPLOYMENT -- CHAPTER 14: OPEN GOVERNMENT CASE STUDY: PAY DISCLOSURE -- PART V: FUTURE HISTORY -- CHAPTER 15: CHOICES AND STRATEGIES FOR THE YEARS AHEAD -- INDEX.
Ethics-in all its exemplary and exhausting forms-matters. It deals with the most gripping question in public life: "What is the right thing to do?" In Public Service Ethics: Individual and Institutional Responsibilities, James Bowman and Jonathan West examine individual-centered and organization-focused ethics, applying ideas and ideals from both to contemporary dilemmas. The authors take on controversial issues-from whistle blowing incidents to corruption exposés-to explain how they arise and suggest what can be done about them. They start with the conceptual tools students need to evaluate an ethical dilemma, then analyze individual decision making strategies, and go on to assess institutional ethics programs. The emphasis is not only on the "how to," but also on the "why." The ultimate goal is to bolster students' confidence and prepare them for the ethical problems they will face in the future, by equipping them with the conceptual frameworks and context to approach thorny questions and behave ethically.
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