Public Administration and Corruption


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Public Administration and Corruption
Public administrations are ideally supposed to remain independent of other sectors of society. For example, in “The Ethics Challenge in Public Service” Carol W. Lewis explains,
Ideologically, contemporary public service
follows the Platonic tradition that stresses
public interest as distinguishable from
self-interest(Lewis 2008, 527).
What this means is that employees in the public administration are supposed to be working for the public interest. They are supposed to leave their own interests at home.
The problem is that in many cases public administrators don’t leave their own interests at home. They use their position to further their own interests. This is when charges of corruption plague public...
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