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A Framework for Thinking about Ethics & Ethics Educational Efforts

How can organizations help their people in thinking about and --most importantly-- acting on ethics?  This four-part series from the Public Administration Times offers practical ideas, using a tripod visual.


The legs of the tripod support a foundational concept: What core values should guide decision-making and action? Research indicates that five core values are key. Learn more in article 1. 


Counteract the human tendency to overlook the ethical dimensions of situations. Learn more in article 2.


Understanding that there are two basic kinds of ethical dilemmas is helpful in deciding the right thing to do.  Learn more in article 3.


Foster conversation in your organization about the values-implications of decisions (sometimes referred to as a "speak up culture").  Learn more in article 4.

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