Topic: Work culture, Quality of service delivery,
7. In your opinion, who is better suited to improve efficiency and moral culture in an organisation – a leader who is feared or a leader who is loved? Debate. (150 words)
Difficulty level: Moderate
Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications.
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Abstract Thursdays’ in Mission-2022 Secure.
Key Demand of the question:
To debate on the which type of leadership style is best – one which invokes fear or the one which invokes affection.
Debate – Weigh up to what extent something is true. Persuade the reader of your argument by citing relevant research but also remember to point out any flaws and counter- arguments as well. Conclude by stating clearly how far you agree with the original proposition.
Structure of the answer:
Begin by mentioning the role of leadership in improving efficiency and moral culture.
First, write about the pros and cons of a leader who is feared. Cite examples.
Next, write about the pros and cons of a leader who is loved. Cite examples.
Conclude by stating you opinion on the type of leadership that is best according to you.