Ethics in the Public Sector
This is a two part assignment. Each part requires a 1 paragraph (half a page) response – for a total of 1 page (2 paragraphs). Please cite any references below each part, depending on which part it applies to. Please answer/do each part. Again, each part requires a half page response – for a total of 1 page. Please make sure you are answering all the questions for each part.
Part I: Explain the difference between the public sector and the private sector. What are the differing motivations for public sector and private sector organizations? How might organizational and operational ethics be different for each sector and how might they be the same?
Part II: Discuss factors that contribute to an ethical work environment in the public sector. How might a scandal create an environment ripe for positive ethical change in a government agency