Beyond Ethics: Honor and Public Service | PA TIMES Online

Ethics standards and laws proscribe certain behaviors but say little about how an ideal public servant ought to behave. Demanding public servants be ethical is not enough.

“All public servants must constantly learn, but responsible citizenship means gaining a deeper understanding of the Constitution and regime values. Failing in one’s job as a program administrator may lead to a loss of power and perks, but failing as a responsible citizen is shameful, the antithesis of the honor we must restore to public service.”

Source: Beyond Ethics: Honor and Public Service | PA TIMES Online

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