Topic: Work culture
7. How can government ensure that public servants stay happy in their workplace? If you are posted as a public servant, what measures will you take to ensure workers are happy? (250 words)
Reference: Case study
Why this question:
The question aims to ascertain the relevance of public servants and their happiness at workplace.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must discuss the significance of happiness at workplace for a public servant to deliver to her/his best possible.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly explain what happiness indicates at workplace.
Happiness is a state of mind. We have expectations and aspirations related to our lives. If these expectations are fulfilled then we are happy. For public servants to be happy in their work place it is necessary that their good work is respected, valued and appreciated.
Discuss the ways and means by which the government can contribute to the happiness of the public servants – Recognition and reward for good work which can provide them work satisfaction, timely payment of salaries and promotions, Security for women at workplace, Better work environment, free from political pressure etc.
Then move onto present your arguments for happiness, if you were posted as an administrator what would you do.
Conclude with way forward.