Proceedings of the 1st Seminar and Workshop on Research Design, for Education, Social Science, Arts, and Humanities, SEWORD FRESSH 2019, April 27 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

The Urgency of Guarding Ethical Climate in Government Through Ethics Audit

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286785,
        author={Agus  Setiawaty},
        title={The Urgency of Guarding Ethical Climate  in Government Through Ethics Audit},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st Seminar and Workshop on Research Design, for Education, Social Science, Arts, and Humanities, SEWORD FRESSH 2019, April 27 2019, Surakarta, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={SEWORD FRESSH},
        year={2019},
        month={9},
        keywords={ethics audit government governance fraud},
        doi={10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286785}
    }
    
  • Agus Setiawaty
    Year: 2019
    The Urgency of Guarding Ethical Climate in Government Through Ethics Audit
    SEWORD FRESSH
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.27-4-2019.2286785
Agus Setiawaty1,*
  • 1: Mulawarman University, Samarinda, Indonesia
*Contact email: agus.setiawaty@unmul.ac.id

Abstract

The ethics of public officials is currently in the spotlight due to irregularity and violence. Issues of ethical lapse have been so turbulent and experienced astonishing trend. News about ethical infringement has been controversy in the society and significantly stimulated crisis of confidence to government. This paper aims to promote an alternative solution for government organization to improve the ethical climate that are currently being disrupted. Various efforts to guard ethics have been considerably conducted, but it seen as not sufficient enough to restore a good ethical climate in the government. Therefore, a serious effort is needed to overcome ethical issues called ethics audit. Through ethics audit, it is expected that ethical violations could be mitigated and have an impact on realization of better good government governance. Conclusion of the paper refer to the process of ethics audit model for government organization where the fraud incident and ethics violation are a real problem. Finally, it is suggested to legitimate the ethics audit as a periodic process in increasing surveillance to ethical issues in government.