Managing Conflicting Public Values: Governing With Integrity and Effectiveness

  title={Managing Conflicting Public Values: Governing With Integrity and Effectiveness},
  author={Gjalt de Graaf and Zeger van der Wal},
  journal={The American Review of Public Administration},
  pages={623 - 630}
The articles of this symposium were all part of the First Global Dialogue on Ethical and Effective Governance, a conference organized by the VU University in Amsterdam in May 2009. In this introduction we focus on the subtitle of the conference: governing with integrity and governing effectively/efficiently — both are intrinsically valued. The importance of governing with moral public values like transparency, equity, and honesty is clear. Yet it is also clear that acting on moral values does… 
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