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Integrity vs. Accountability

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Integritynoun

Steadfast adherence to a strict moral or ethical code.

Accountabilitynoun

The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; accountableness; responsible for; answerable for.

Integritynoun

The state of being wholesome; unimpaired

Accountabilitynoun

(military) The obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping accurate record of property, documents, or funds. The person having this obligation may or may not have actual possession of the property, documents, or funds. Accountability is concerned primarily with records, while responsibility is concerned primarily with custody, care, and safekeeping.

Integritynoun

The quality or condition of being complete; pure

Accountabilitynoun

The state of being accountable; liability to be called on to render an account; the obligation to bear the consequences for failure to perform as expected; accountableness.

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Integritynoun

(cryptography) With regards to data encryption, ensuring that information is not altered by unauthorized persons in a way that is not detectable by authorized users.

Accountabilitynoun

responsibility to someone or for some activity

Integritynoun

(aviation) The ability of a system to provide timely warnings to users when they should not be used for navigation.

Accountabilitynoun

the fact or condition of being accountable; responsibility

‘lack of accountability has corroded public respect for business and political leaders’;

Integritynoun

The state or quality of being entire or complete; wholeness; entireness; unbroken state; as, the integrity of an empire or territory.

Accountability

Accountability, in terms of ethics and governance, is equated with answerability, blameworthiness, liability, and the expectation of account-giving. As in an aspect of governance, it has been central to discussions related to problems in the public sector, nonprofit and private (corporate) and individual contexts.

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Integritynoun

Moral soundness; honesty; freedom from corrupting influence or motive; - used especially with reference to the fulfillment of contracts, the discharge of agencies, trusts, and the like; uprightness; rectitude.

‘The moral grandeur of independent integrity is the sublimest thing in nature.’; ‘Their sober zeal, integrity, and worth.’;

Integritynoun

Unimpaired, unadulterated, or genuine state; entire correspondence with an original condition; purity.

‘Language continued long in its purity and integrity.’;

Integritynoun

an unreduced or unbroken completeness or totality

Integritynoun

moral soundness

Integrity

Integrity is the practice of being honest and showing a consistent and uncompromising adherence to strong moral and ethical principles and values. In ethics, integrity is regarded as the honesty and truthfulness or accuracy of one's actions.

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