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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 accountability, cases and examples, research references, and an examination of current issues relevant to administrative ethics. In addition, the design approach has been developed further in both the introduction and the new concluding chapter.
Terry L. Cooper is the Maria B. Crutcher Professor in Citizenship and Democratic Values at the School of Policy, Planning, and Development at the University of Southern California. He was also a Fulbright professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Cooper has served as the chair of the Section on Ethics of the American Society for Public Administration, and is a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. His articles have appeared in Public Administration Review, Administration and Society, and the American Review of Public Administration.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the Sixth Edition||p. vii|
|The Author||p. xv|
|Understanding Ethical Decision Making||p. 13|
|Ethics for Individual Administrators||p. 41|
|Public Administration in Modern and Postmodern Society: The Context of Administrative Ethics||p. 43|
|Administrative Responsibility: The Key to Administrative Ethics||p. 71|
|Conflicts of Responsibility: The Ethical Dilemma||p. 93|
|Ethics in the Organization||p. 125|
|Maintaining Responsible Conduct in Public Organizations: Two Approaches||p. 127|
|Integrating Ethics with Organizational Norms and Structures||p. 161|
|Safeguarding Ethical Autonomy in Organizations: Dealing with Unethical Superiors and Organizations||p. 197|
|The Design Approach||p. 241|
|Applying the Design Approach to Public Administration Ethics||p. 243|
|Conclusion: Responsible Administration||p. 255|
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