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6) You the chairperson of State Public Service Commission, you come to know that there were instances of rampant cheating in the exam conducted recently by the SPSC. Your daughter who also appeared in this exam and who is confident of clearing it corroborates the same. However, she denies engaging in any such activity herself. Whatever decision the Commission takes is bound to affect the career of large number of candidates who appeared in the exam including your own daughter. Identify different stakeholders and their interest in the case above. Describe how you are going to handle the current situation. Suggest measures you want to take to make sure that a similar situation doesn’t arrive in future.(250 words)

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6) You the chairperson of State Public Service Commission, you come to know that there were instances of rampant cheating in the exam conducted recently by the SPSC. Your daughter who also appeared in this exam and who is confident of clearing it corroborates the same. However, she denies engaging in any such activity herself. Whatever decision the Commission takes is bound to affect the career of large number of candidates who appeared in the exam including your own daughter.

  1. Identify different stakeholders and their interest in the case above.
  2. Describe how you are going to handle the current situation.
  3. Suggest measures you want to take to make sure that a similar situation doesn’t arrive in future.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question needs are based on a situation of ethical dilemma involved in the case study.

Key demand of the question:

Explain in detail the scenario involved in the case study – identify the stakeholders, effect on each of them and then move on to solve each of the bits from ethical perspective.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Define the backdrop of the case study and explain the nuances.

Body:

In identifying stakeholders and their interest, be brief and to the point. For e.g. In this question stakeholders are Chairperson, daughter and all other candidates.

In part B of the question give at least three and utmost four options to handle the current situation. Describe pros and cons of every option in brief. After defining every option, suggest option you are going to choose and why.  

In part C, try suggesting innovative measures to deal with such situation. In such question show optimism and uniqueness. Think from the perspective of a public servant.

Conclusion:

Conclude by way forward.

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