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mobaraki M, teymouri F, hajizadeh M, rezaei M. Investigating the Obstacles to Achieving Good Governance in the Public Sector with an Emphasis on Civic Ethics. Int. J. Ethics Soc 2023; 4 (4) : 3
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1- Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran , mobaraki_md@yazd.ac.ir
2- Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran
3- Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Yazd, Yazd, Iran
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Introduction: Civil society can lead to good governance by relying on civil ethics and legality. Civil ethics is the core and essence of civil society. The realization of good governance as one of the development models is not possible without the participation and presence of the civil sector. In this regard, the purpose of this research is to analyze the obstacles to achieving good governance in the public sector with an emphasis on civil ethics in the city of Yazd.
Material and Methods: The qualitative research method was using qualitative content analysis with an inductive approach. The participants were active activists in the public (civil) sector in Yazd. 10 interviews were conducted using the purposeful theoretical sampling method, the data collection tool was a semi-structured interview. The validity and reliability of the research data collection tools were confirmed, and the theme analysis method based on open coding was used to analyze the data.
Results: The results showed that the main obstacles to not realizing good governance in the civil sector are: intra-group distrust and the challenge of becoming a circle of civil organizations, the challenge of creating tools from civil organizations and the emergence of extra-group distrust, inter-group distrust and the challenge Self-destruction, promotion of passive participation and emergence of individualistic spirit, structural inefficiency and emergence of structural problems. Strengthening the public sector and increasing social capital and civic ethics can facilitate the achievement of good governance.
Conclusion: Civil ethics is one of the most important variables in the realization of good governance and can be effective in the direction of moral excellence of society and desirable perfection.
Article number: 3
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2022/10/5 | Accepted: 2022/11/6 | Published: 2023/02/7

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