By Montgomery Van Wart
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One such government action recently discussed is the use of radioactive materials on retarded children in the 1950s and 1960s, without the parents' knowledge but with government knowledge and support. 25. , p. 38. 26. Dennis Thompson, "The Possibility of Administrative Ethics:' Public Administration Review 45, no. 5 (September/October 1985), pp. 555-561. 27. Beverly Cigler notes "What was once just an image problem for the national bureaucracy has evolved into morale, recruitment, and retention problems that ultimately affect government employees at all levels and the quality of services offered to citizens:' Beverly A.
The challenge is to ensure that organizations have expertise and are informed by it while also ensuring that experts do not exercise undue power. CHAPTER 1: FIVE VALUE SOURCES IN PUBLIC SECTOR DECISIONMAKING 17 Leadership Style A final important set of organizational values is embedded in leadership style, which has many possible manifestations. Does the leadership style lean toward the use of hierarchy or teams? Do leaders consider the driving force in the organization to be tradition, money, inspiration, or participation?
Moore, Public Duties: The Moral Obligations of Government Officials (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981), p. x. Walter L. Balk, "Productivity Improvement in Government Agencies: An Ethical Perspective;' Policy Studies Review 4, no. 3 (1985), p. 482. Dobel, Ope cit. , p. 37. , p. 4l. , p. 16. , p. 12. Richard C. Box, "The Administrator As Trustee of the Public Interest: Normative Ideals and Daily Practice;' Administration and Society 24, no. 3 (November 1992), p. 5. J. Cody and Richardson R.