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means chosen to accomplish organizational ends. 33
means Defining Administrative Ethics Warwick (1981) further specifies the four sources of
Warwick ethical decision making by public-sector leaders as
public interest, constituency interests, personal
interest, and bureaucratic interest. Similarly Cooper
(1990) identifies the sources as individual attributes.
(1990) In his article Integrity in the public-sector, Dobel (1990)
states that “public officials need a complex array of
moral resources to exercise discretion,” and that adequate discretion by public officials “should be
seen as an iterative process among three mutually
supporting realms of judgment”.
supporting Thus he argues that regime accountability, personal
responsibility, and prudence (the ability to govern and
discipline oneself by the use of reason) are the keys
to ethical decision making for individuals in the publicto
34 Defining Administrative Ethics According to Dennis Thompson “administrative ethics involves the application of mor...
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