|aEthics and management in the public sector /|cAlan Lawton, Julie Rayner and Karin Lasthuizen.
|aNew York :|bRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group,|c2013.
|axii, 184 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aRoutledge masters in public management
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aManaging ethics in the public services -- Ethical theory: what is the right thing to do and who is to say so? -- Public interest: is there such a thing and what purpose does it serve? -- Public service motivation and ethos; why do public officials work above and beyond the call of duty? -- Ethical culture: what is it, is it universal and how can it be changed? -- Compliance approaches: how can we police ethical standards and behaviour? -- Integrity approaches: can we trust public officials to police themselves? -- Ethical performance: how do we know if we are doing the right thing and can we improve? -- Leadership: does ethical leadership make a difference? -- Conclusion.
|aPublic administration|xMoral and ethical aspects.