Public Service

March 29, 2015

Key Hindrances to Good Governance

Good governance means an accountable and audited public service which has the bureaucratic competence to implement appropriate public policies and an independent judicial system to uphold the law. Despite the continuing efforts to enhance the quality of governance in the…

March 28, 2015

Principles for Managing Ethics in Public Service by United Nations

The public service, entrusted with guarding public resources and executing decisions on behalf of elected representatives, plays an important role in the development and governance of a nation. It must have in place a system of measures to create an…

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Attitudinal Problems of the Civil Servants

Civil servants are charged with serving the interests and protecting the rights of the people and the country. The attitudinal problems confronting civil servants are complex, involving conflicting values, preferences, incomplete unreliable information, and unexpected consequences. Fear of Inadequacy: Fear…

Ethics and Integrity

Integrity in public service

Corruption has always been central concern of governance at all times. Power corrupts and absolute power tends to corrupt absolutely. These words of Lord Acton seem to have universal validity. Corruption is defined as the use of public power for…