Donald C. Menzel is emeritus professor of Public Administration, Northern Illinois University, past president of the American Society for Public Administration, and currently the President of Ethics Management International. He has published widely in the field of public administration with particular interest in ethics and local government management. Recent books include Ethics Management for Public Administrators: Leading and Building Organizations of Integrity (2012, Ethics Moments in Government: Cases and Controversies was published in 2010 by the Taylor & Francis group, and a co-edited volume, The State of Public Administration: Issues, Challenges, Opportunities, with Harvey White was published in 2011 by M.E. Sharpe. His book, Achieving Ethical Competence for Public Service Leadership (2013) was co-edited with Terry L. Cooper.
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