Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
8) What do you know by ‘ Ethical Human Conduct’? In what way is it imperative to be ethical along with being professionally competent?(250 words)
Why this question:
The question covers the aspects of Ethical human conduct and its relationship with professional competence. Ethics in private and public relationships is part of paper IV, thus making the question important.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss the what is meant by ethical human conduct, Characteristics of ethical human conduct, different dimensions of human conduct with respect to professional context of competencies.
Structure of the answer:
One can start with the definition of ethical human conduct and briefly bring out the characteristics.
Discuss the components of ethical human conduct; What is innateness of human beings? What is our humaneness in reality? Ways and means of achieving ethical conduct, how does it impact our professional life, competencies involved etc. then highlight how it can be achieved and the associated factors.
Conclude with the importance of it and what things should be done at individual level, societal level to maintain a good ethical human conduct.