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The responsible administrator :

by Cooper, Terry L.,
Series: Jossey-Bass nonprofit and public management series Published by : Jossey-Bass Publishers, (San Francisco, CA :) Physical details: xxv, 278 p. ; 24 cm. ISBN: 0787941336 Subject(s): Civil service ethics --United States. | Government executives --Professional ethics --United States. Year: 1998 List(s) this item appears in: financial management | public administration | management
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Fourth edition.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

1. Understanding Ethical Decision Making -- Pt. 1. Ethics for Individual Administrators. 2. Public Administration in Modern and Postmodern Society: The Context of Administrative Ethics. 3. Administrative Responsibility: The Key to Administrative Ethics. 4. Conflicts of Responsibility: The Ethical Dilemma -- Pt. 2. Ethics in the Organization. 5. Maintaining Responsible Conduct in Public Organizations: Two Approaches. 6. Integrating Ethics with Organizational Norms and Structures. 7. Safeguarding Ethical Autonomy in Organizations: Dealing with Unethical Superiors and Organizations. 8. Conclusion: A Model of Responsible Administration.

The Responsible Administrator helps both experienced and novice public managers become effective decision makers, providing them with a solid understanding of the role and importance of ethics in public service - and the framework to incorporate ethical and values-based decision making in day-to-day management.

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