While a relationship between accountability and ethics has long been assumed and debated in Public Administration, the nature of that relationship has not been examined or clearly articulated. This article makes such an effort by positing four major forms of accountability (answerability, blameworthiness, liability and attributability) and focusing on the ethical strategies developed in response to each of these forms.
International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior
Dubnick, M. Accountability And Ethics: Reconsidering the Relationships, International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior, 6, no. 3 (Fall, 2003): 405-441.
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