As critical leaders in local government, city managers play an important role in driving and supporting ethical behavior and maintaining the public trust. The video below showcases several city managers from around the state of California discussing their ethical obligations to the people they serve.
For this assignment please watch the video on YouTube call “Ethics in Public Service” and then develop a 500- to 600-word essay comparing similar trends and unique perspectives on ethical expectations vocalized by the various city managers of California. In addition, identify the video’s major theories, ideas, and concepts associated with sound ethical practices required by public leaders. Your response should be at least 500 words in length in APA style. All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.
Ethics in Public Service. (2014, February 13). Retrieved June 29, 2015, from http://www.cacitymanagers.org/ethics-in-public-service/.