ETHICS – Insights 70 Days Plan
Day – 9
1. Your friend has started a start-up that focuses on producing a paper based product on mass scale that seeks to replace plastic products. The product has been a hit with investors. To sell his product on massive scale he needs cooperation and support from the government. However, he faces uphill task of fighting the huge lobby of plastic manufacturers who have been collectively pressurising government to not to ban plastic, or levy high taxes on paper based consumer products. He knows that these pressure groups have paid huge bribes to concerned authorities to not to ban plastic.
a) Is it possible for your friend to make his product popular without bribing authorities or compromising his values? Evaluate his options.
2. These days we are witnessing different crimes in schools and colleges across the globe. These crimes have been perpetrated both by students and teachers alike on many occasions. What do these incidents reflect on education and society? If you are an administrator of education institution, what measures will you take to prevent crimes? Evaluate efficacy of your measures.