This subject examines the different approaches to integrity assurance and corruption prevention in the public sector. The subject highlights the suitability of different approaches of particular challenges arising within the context of public service organisational corruption. It initially focuses upon the nature of the public service ethos, and on some of the key challenges to its operation in practice. The subject then examines the nature of corruption and misconduct and considers definitions, costs and consequences of corruption as well as examining different explanations for why corruption and misconduct occur. It looks at major forms of corruption and misconduct, and uses case studies to develop student understandings of how corruption and misconduct can occur and continue unchecked
Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security
Post Graduate Students only
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