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April 3, 2016 | Author: | Posted in public administration, social sciences



This is a Values Integration which will reflect a specific ethical dilemma (real or Potential ) within my organization or field , which is the police . I will describe in , this the situation and the competing cultural and ethical values of the organization I am with . I will also describe the personal values and standards that I would bring to the situation and finally as well as the decision making process by which others and I would deal with the issue . I also aim to incorporate insights and ethical reasoning that I [banner_entry_middle]

br have learned from this course of Christian-based ethics class by focusing on doing the right thing and the Golden Rule (bible

At the start , asking : What is nepotism ‘ would do much in tackling the issues . The word nepotism would sound not something new to both government and private organizations but its meaning to government would seem more significant considering its prohibition by existing government rules . To know the real meaning of this term would make the discussion more interesting . It is actually associated with the words favoritism ‘ and cronyism ‘ Nadler , J . and Schulman , M (2006 said Nepotism is an even narrower form of favoritism . Coming from the Italian word for nephew , it covers favoritism to members of the family Both nepotism and cronyism are often at work when political parties recruit candidates for public office

To understand nepotism further let us discuss more about its indispensable connection with favoritism and cronyism . Nadler , J . and Schulman , M (2006 ) explained that favoritism is the broadest of these related terms , and that just what it sounds like , it ‘s favoring a person not because he or she is doing the best job but rather because of some extraneous feature-membership in a favored group , personal likes and dislikes , etc ‘ It can be demonstrated in hiring , honoring , or awarding contracts , hence it is also related with the idea of patronage which could give the meaning of giving public service jobs to those who may have helped elect the person who has the power of appointment Nadler , J . and Schulman , M (2006 ) further explained that favoritism has always been a complaint in government service and that in 2002 , a survey from the federal government ‘s Office of Personnel Management found that only 36 .1 percent of federal workers thought promotions in their work units were based on merit (Government Executive Magazine “Playing Favorites ” by Brian Friel , October 2004 . What could have explained the difference except connections , partisanship , and other factors playing a role (Nadler , J . and Schulman , M , 2006 (Paraphrasing made

On the other hand , cronyism is a more specific form of favoritism , which pertains to partiality towards friends and associates The old saying that goes “It ‘s not what you know but who you know or , as blogger Danny Ferguson put it “It ‘s not what you don ‘t know it ‘s who your college roommate knows ‘ is being used the authors to explained the concept (Nadler , J . and Schulman… [banner_entry_footer]


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