Trust, democracy, and public management: A theoretical argument

Ruscio, Kenneth P.
July 1996
Journal of Public Administration Research & Theory;Jul96, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p461
Academic Journal
Examines the theory that trust is a normative concept better explained in the context of culture and societal values and the implication of this theory for public administration. Influence of values and norms on behavior along with self-interest; Existence of public interest as something different than simply the sum of all private interests.


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