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PRESERVING THE PUBLIC TRUST: The Five Principles of Public Service Ethics By Michael Josephson
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ABOUT THE BOOK: A co-publication of the Josephson Institute of Ethics and Unlimited Publishing LLC, this highly useful book brings to life the Josephson Institute’s five principles of public... More > service ethics: public interest, independent objective judgment, public accountability, democratic leadership, responsibility and fitness for office. Includes extensive references to the Office of Government Ethics rules for federal employees. An excellent guide for those new to public service, as well as career public servants, managers and policymakers. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Michael S. Josephson is the founder and president of the Josephson Institute of Ethics as well as the CHARACTER COUNTS! education movement and its companion sportsmanship campaign, Pursuing Victory With Honor. One of the nation’s most sought-after ethicists, he consults with Fortune 100 companies and top government agencies and hosts an internationally syndicated daily radio program from Los Angeles.< Less
Preserving the Public Trust: The Five Principles of Public Service Ethics By Michael Josephson
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Brings to life the Josephson Institute’s five principles of public service ethics: public interest, independent objective judgment, public accountability, democratic leadership, responsibility... More > and fitness for office. Includes extensive references to the Office of Government Ethics rules for federal employees. Co-published by the Josephson Institute of Ethics and Unlimited Publishing LLC. Please visit CharacterCounts.org for more information.< Less
Dirty Trust By David E. McLinn
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Science is neutral—so we can only judge its stewards. Chemical Alliance’s executive team immediately recognizes the lethal implications of the cloaking formulation if unleashed in the... More > public square, but they also agree it could save the lives of a lot of kids in uniform. Pressured by shrinking reserves, Peter Holiday, the firm’s CEO, and his CFO, Susan Krammer, give the CIA an arm’s length demonstration. It backfires. Their frantic escape from Langley leaves a Deputy Counsel dead in their wake. Neither could have forecast that an uncharted science would pit the CIA against the ruthless First Lady and earmark the Inventors as a terrorist organization. When Peter bows to Susan’s plea to help the police gather evidence after a friend’s child is brutally murdered, they are flushed from cover. Dirty Trust is a tale of friendship, betrayal and survival. If set to music, the score would pound like Ravel’s Bolero.< Less
NHS reforms in England: managing the transition By Nuffield Trust
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This Nuffield Trust policy response assesses the 2011/12 Operating Framework for the NHS together with guidance on the operation of Payment by Results (PbR) in 2011/12. It sets out the challenges... More > associated with managing the transition to a reformed NHS, as envisaged in the White Paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS. It proposes ways in which the risks associated with transition might be mitigated. Nuffield Trust publications are available to download free of charge from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/publications< Less
The Health and Social Care Bill: Where Next? By Nuffield Trust
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The NHS has entered a period of significant financial challenge. Four per cent in efficiency improvements each year to 2015 must be achieved without damaging care quality. Structural reform aimed at... More > ensuring sustainability – the provision of good quality care within the resources likely to be available in the medium to longer term - will also be necessary. In this response to the NHS ‘listening exercise’, we build on our previous research and analysis to outline a strategy in support of both objectives. Nuffield Trust publications are available to download free of charge from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/publications< Less
In God We Trust? By , , Res Publica The Whitestone Foundation
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An anthology of scholarly papers presented on religion and public policy in Aspen, Colorado at the second Res Publica conference.
Setting priorities in health: the challenge for clinical commissioning By Nuffield Trust
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A national study into how decisions about NHS resource allocation have been made by primary care trusts (PCTs) has been carried out by the Nuffield Trust, and the Health Services Management Centre at... More > the University of Birmingham. The financial challenge facing the NHS in the coming years will mean difficult decisions will have to be made about how and where NHS resources are used. The proposed new clinical commissioning groups can learn from the experiences of PCTs in relation to priority setting. This research summary presents findings of the study and draws upon these to discuss the implications for primary care commissioning in the light of current NHS reform plans. Further copies of both the summary and full report can be downloaded free of charge from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/publications< Less
Maintaining the Public Trust: Ethics for Federal Judicial Law Clerks (Third Edition - 2012) By Federal Judicial Center
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New law clerks: welcome to the federal court system. Career clerks: thank you for your continued service. During your clerkship, you will provide valuable assistance as your judge resolves disputes... More > that are of great importance to the parties, and often to the public. The parties and the public accept judges’ rulings because they trust the system to be fair and impartial. Maintaining this trust is crucial to the continued success of our courts. That’s why, although you have many responsibilities that demand your attention, you must never lose sight of your ethical obligations. You need to become familiar with the Code of Conduct for Judicial Employees, which has five canons. In brief, the canons provide that you should • uphold the independence and integrity of the judiciary and of your office; • avoid impropriety and the appearance of impropriety in all activities; • adhere to appropriate standards in performing your duties; • avoid conflict with official duties and the appearance of impropriety in all...< Less
All Major Tech Companies Say NSA Actions Put Public Trust in Internet at Risk By Aldriane Pinchy
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Kashmir Hill reported here at the end of October, to taking their case to President Obama and members of Congress directly in anopen letter published today. At risk is the public’s trust in the... More > internet itself and all of the economic and cultural benefits it contains.< Less
The Wizards of Atlantis: Public Enemy By N.A. Allen
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Shane Hollingberry wanted nothing more than a normal good life, but what he got was different. After going on a class field trip to a submarine dock, Shane and his two friends Dioma Yale and Brennan... More > Huff find the real Atlantis. Now Atlantis isn't some regular empire. It was and still is ruled by wizards. After Shane, Dioma, and Brennan visit Atlantis they meet Alexandra "Alex" Cassius who has always lived in Atlantis. Soon the four start attending the "Atlantian Institute of Magic" and discover of a dark wizard (or Public Enemy) named Lord Kratos, who went into hiding 2 years ago and disguised himself as a different person, looking for an old stone called the Water Stone which will make the user ruler of Atlantis. Now that Shane has found the stone, he can't trust anyone but Alexandra, Dioma, and Brennan... Atlantis is about to change.< Less