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5/21/11 Serve the Public Interest Serve the public, beyond serving oneself. 1. Exercise discretionary authority to promote the public interest. 2. Oppose all forms of discrimination and harassment, and promote affirmative action. 3. Recognize and support the public's right to know the public's business. 4. Involve citizens in policy decision-making. 5. Exercise compassion, benevolence, fairness and optimism.
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5/21/11 Respect the Constitution and the Law Respect, support, and study government constitutions and laws that define responsibilities of public agencies, employees, and all citizens. 1. Understand and apply legislation and regulations relevant to their professional role. 2. Work to improve and change laws and policies that are counterproductive or obsolete. 3. Eliminate unlawful discrimination. 4. Prevent all forms of mismanagement of public funds by establishing and maintaining strong fiscal and management controls, and by
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5/21/11 Demonstrate Personal Integrity Demonstrate the highest standards in all activities to inspire public confidence and trust in public service. 1.
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course PADM 840 taught by Professor Drsusangaffney during the Spring '11 term at Governors State University.

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