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Maintaining Trust: Recognize and Manage Your Own Stories

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By GFOA
Gain insight through research from the Government Finance Officers Association.
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Integrity Part 1: Building Trust Through Integrity and Honesty
GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers. In this extended case study, we'll focus on what we learned about integrity and honest through a number of GFOA member experiences. 
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GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers. In this case study, you'll hear how “Anne" did the right things to build trust with council members. 
02:15
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Maintaining Trust: Recognize and Manage Your Own Stories
GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers. In this case study, you'll hear how “Nancy” handled a perceived act of disrespect. 
02:53
September 25, 2019
Rebuilding Trust: Be Patient and Encourage Dialogue
GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers. In this case study, you'll hear how “Tracy” rebuilt trust in the finance office.
04:49
September 17, 2019
Ethics: Sometimes the Best Move is to Move On
GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers. In this case study, you'll hear why it was best for "Joe" to resign from his job and move on.
02:39
September 10, 2019
Ethics: Being in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time - Part 2
GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers. In this case study, you'll hear how "Dan" found his department taking the blame for a city council policy.
05:28
September 3, 2019
Ethics: Being in the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time - Part 1
GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers. In this case study, you'll hear how "Ben" found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. 
04:50
August 27, 2019
Honesty and Integrity: Timing Matters
GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers. In this case study, you'll hear stories about two GFOA members who used honesty and integrity during difficult situations. 
04:26
August 20, 2019
Treating People Fairly: Understanding Other People's Perspective
GFOA's new Financial Foundations for Thriving Communities program and the new Code of Ethics emphasize the importance of trust. To help GFOA members build trust, we've collected stories from GFOA members about high points (and low points) in their careers.  In this case study, you'll hear how a finance officer discussed real estate taxes with a taxpayer. 
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