18. Articulate Public Service vision and values

Consultation: Our Public Service 2020

 
At the heart of good public sector governance is the desire to serve the public interest and work for the greater good of all citizens. Values are the cornerstone of good governance. An overarching Public Service vision and values will inform the direction of the Public Service. This will enable us to clearly explain who we are, what we stand for and what we aim to achieve.
Please tell us

What do you think our Public Service Vision should be?
What do you see as the most important Public Service values?

NDA
As the organisation mandated to advise the government on matters concerning disability, we would advise that the public service should uphold vision and values related to equality and diversity, both in terms of serving the needs of the entire citizen population, and developing a service that is...
INOU
 Be person centred.  Be pro-active and supportive.  Ensure the full & pro-active provision of information.  Ensure flexibility in the system to facilitate participation.  Deliver good support services.  Ensure integrated provision within and across relevant Departments, Agencies, and...
IBM
We believe the people best placed to describe a Public Service Vision and Values are public servants and the public. . Over a three-day period in 2003 IBM undertook an extensive consultation exercise with employees, during which tens of thousands of IBMers participated in an online discussion on...
CIB
Openness, transparency and public accountability;   Decision-making at the lowest appropriate level (subsidiarity) and the delegation of responsibility and allocation of resources accordingly – this implies a much greater role for Local Authorities than is currently the case; Greater...
AEOA
The AEOA maintain that respect should be the core value within the public service - respect for self, respect for the public, respect for staff, respect for management and respect for each other. Ongoing management training is required in order to ensure that employee respect is maintained and...