Information Package / Course Catalogue
Ethics in Public
Course Code: KYL548
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

The purpose of this course, students of public administration, public administration, the device claims in the future task is likely to show a series of encounters with the ethical dilemma, and in this case would also allow appropriate decisions to ensure public duty required by ethical principles to provide the necessary intellectual basis. The last ten years, not only in Turkey but all over the world and not just in developing countries, least developed countries and also in the public sector or private sector, are experiencing a crisis related to the principles of ethical behavior. With the ethical standards mean to drop the rules of social life, in essence, that means the start of a social dissolution, he imposed the need for creating awareness on this issue. For this reason, courses in ethics, not just parts of public administration, all related to vocational training mütfredatlara falls rapidly. In this context, one of the objectives of the course, candidates for public officials to force the existence of ethical problems and strategies to cope with these problems is to create an awareness about.

Course Content

Definition of ethical discipline, public accountability, the development of concepts of citizenship and civil service, public administration, principles of ethics, public management issues related to the moral dilemmas of applications, types of public administration, corruption, and corruption, public management approaches, ethical understanding, comparing the effects of international ethical standards and monitoring bodies

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend the ethical principles in public administration.
2.To be able to comprehend that there are economic, social, cultural and political obstacles against raising the moral standards and to be able to deal with an extensive view
3.To be able to recognize that there is a link between a high sense of social responsibility and public duty assignments for the healthy functioning of a public mechanism
4.Students can establish the relationship between politics and bureaucracy and analyze the relationship between the ethical problem in the bureaucracy and political processes. They have learned that political ethics and the bureaucracy need to deal with principles such as their specific secrecy and impunity that lead to ethical problems.
5.Having knowledge about application-operation and institutions in the field.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Yassin El-Ayouty (2000), Government Ethics and Law Enforcement: Toward Global Guidelines
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The aim of the course and method of the subject and, as a branch of philosophy, definition of the discipline of ethics, meaning and qualities; difference in the concepts of morality and ethics, morality, the concept of resources, Professional Ethics
Week 2 - Theoretical
The philosophical roots of public administration ethics
Week 3 - Theoretical
Ethical Theories and Classification, Different Ethical Approaches from the Perspective of History, Development of Public Service Ethics
Week 4 - Theoretical
Legal Arrangement About Ethic in Turkish Public Administration
Week 5 - Theoretical
Ethic Institutional Organizations in Public Administration (Ethic Councils, Ethic Police, Ombudsman, Whistle Blowing, Council of Ethics for Public Service Ethical Evaluation Institutions of Turkey
Week 6 - Theoretical
Ethic in Local Governments Legislation (Ethic Codes of Urban and Regional Planning, Responsibilites of Administrators of Muncipalities, Public Factor)
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Midterm Exams
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Exams
Week 9 - Theoretical
Ethic Councils in Universities, Science Ethic
Week 10 - Theoretical
Ethic Dilemmas about Accountibility in Public Administration, Ethic-Conflict of Interests in Public Services, Public Officals and Ethic Problems
Week 11 - Theoretical
Corruption, Bribery, Bureaucracy and Ethic Values Against Political Favoiritism, Openness and Right to Reach Information
Week 12 - Theoretical
Information and Communication Technologies and Public Administration Organisations: e-Government and Ethic
Week 13 - Theoretical
Public Administration Reform and Ethic About Public Officers Reform and Importance
Week 14 - Theoretical
Ethic Responsibilites in Disaster Administration-Environmental Ethic
Week 15 - Theoretical
General Revisions
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory144398
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination120121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)130
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
OÇ-1
4
2
3
5
1
4
OÇ-2
2
1
1
1
OÇ-3
1
2
OÇ-4
3
2
1
2
OÇ-5
2
4
3
4
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