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The responsible administrator : an approach to ethics for the administrative role

Author: Terry L Cooper
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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"This is the substantially revised edition of the classic book The Responsible Administrator--the book that has guided professionals and students alike as they grapple with the challenges of making ethical, responsible decisions in real world situations. This fifth edition has been adapted to reflect current thinking and includes a new introduction as well as updated information on coping with demands for  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry L Cooper
ISBN: 9780470873946 0470873949
OCLC Number: 768071736
Notes: Machine generated contents note: Preface to the Sixth Edition Acknowledgments The Author 1 Introduction 2 Understanding Ethical Decision Making Part One: Ethics for Individual Administrators 3 Public Administration in Modern and Postmodern Society: The Context of Administrative Ethics 4 Administrative Responsibility: The Key to Administrative Ethics 5 Conflicts of Responsibility: The Ethical Dilemma Part Two: Ethics in the Organization 6 Maintaining Responsible Conduct in Public Organizations: Two Approaches 7 Integrating Ethics with Organizational Norms and Structures 8 Safeguarding Ethical Autonomy in Organizations: Dealing with Unethical Superiors and Organizations Part Three: The Design Approach 9 Applying the Design Approach to Public Administration Ethics 10 Conclusion: Responsible Administration References Index.
Description: xvi, 300 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface to the Sixth Edition vii Acknowledgments xi The Author xv 1 Introduction 1 2 Understanding Ethical Decision Making 13 PART ONE: ETHICS FOR INDIVIDUAL ADMINISTRATORS 41 3 Public Administration in Modern and Postmodern Society: The Context of Administrative Ethics 43 4 Administrative Responsibility: The Key to Administrative Ethics 71 5 Conflicts of Responsibility: The Ethical Dilemma 93 PART TWO: ETHICS IN THE ORGANIZATION 125 6 Maintaining Responsible Conduct in Public Organizations: Two Approaches 127 7 Integrating Ethics with Organizational Norms and Structures 161 8 Safeguarding Ethical Autonomy in Organizations: Dealing with Unethical Superiors and Organizations 197 PART THREE: THE DESIGN APPROACH 241 9 Applying the Design Approach to Public Administration Ethics 243 10 Conclusion: Responsible Administration 255 References 271 Index 283
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