Saturday, July 15, 2006

Conflicts of interest

The Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University has a program in government ethics which provides training in local government ethics for public officials. One on-line article deals with conflicts of interest and answers such questions as:

What are conflicts of interest?

What do conflicts of interest have to do with ethics?

What ethical dilemmas do conflicts of interest present?

This is a good read, which you might want to pass along to your government officials, local and otherwise. The link is here.