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Articles, cases, and links on creating a culture of ethics and values in government from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. The Center offers a national program in local government ethics that brings public officials together with Center staff and scholars to analyze real-world ethical issues in public service and to develop innovative tools and programs to address them.
Online Resources in Government Ethics
The importance of creating public trust
Basic information for officeholders and citizens
Materials on conflict of interest, budgeting, campaigning, etc.
Scenarios on personal vs. public morality, insider information, etc.
Judy Nadler comments on government ethics
Annotated list of Internet resources
Government Ethics Program Overview
Workshops, Presentations, and Training
Quarterly meetings for council members, mayors, city managers, county supervisors, and others.
- Hackworth Grant
SCU students, faculty, and staff may apply through May 30
- App Launch
Celebrate the release of the Center's new decision making app, April 15
Best practices and strategies for success, April 16
- Music and Ethics
SCU faculty reflect on the effect of music on ethical sensibility
- Free Online Business Ethics Course
How to create an ethical corporate culture
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