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Quest for Administrative Ethics in An Enemy of the People

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This article is related to the ethical problem that is faced by a public servant in his organization. It focuses on relevant ideas, such as definition and components of administrative ethics. The attempt is to find out an answer to the question: What would be the responsibility of a public servant? In order to spell out the answer to this question, the article focuses on some ideas such as virtue ethics, principle of duty, problem solving model and some form of democratic model. As a case study, I have chosen a play of Henerik Ibsen’s: An Enemy of the People. It also examines the concept of whistle blowing in the context of the play.

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Anwarullah Bhuiyan, A. (2013). Quest for Administrative Ethics in An Enemy of the People. Sociology Mind, 3, 339-346. doi: 10.4236/sm.2013.34046.

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