6. Kishore, works with an mining company’s on a contract basis at low income and is trustworthy .He has been recommended by local manager to the company to hire him on a permanent basis at the local site , where he currently works, which would be a position of greater responsibility along with a stable income.
During one of the conversation, local manager mentions an incident in the 1980s wherein thousands of birds had died because of a mining blast and other related issues, though at the time no damage was found, and no mention of this was made to the press. When Kishore mentions that the law requires him to report all the issues , local manager reminds him that no harm had been done and reminds him that the company can’t have a person who does not value loyalty and respect confidentiality. (250 words)
(a) Identify the ethical issues involved in the given case.
(b) What are the options available to Kishore in this situation? Evaluate each of them.