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Discuss the following: Grit Fortitude, Work, culture

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. Work culture.

6. Discuss the following:

  • Grit
  • Fortitude
  • Work culture (250 words)

Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by G SubbaRao and P N Chowdhary

Why the question:

The question is straightforward and aims to discuss certain virtues in association with ethics.

Key Demand of the question:

Question is direct, explain each term in detail; its meaning, relevance and ethical aspect associated.


Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:


Start your intro by definition of the keyword. For eg .Grit means to have the passion and perseverance to achieve long term goals.

You may also start your intro by giving example of great personality and their quality .For eg. Nelson Mandela, leader from South Africa changed the world for the better through his passion and perseverance. His lifelong goal, similar to Martin Luther King, Jr., was to achieve equal rights for non-white people in his country.


In first Part, explain the importance of the word in real life and more importantly public administration.

Support your explanation with help of examples.

You can give some real life example where you have shown such quality or give examples related to administration.


Conclude by suggesting how we can strengthen these qualities .