Insights Secure + Static Revision Test – Ethics Case Studies

Answer questions in NOT MORE than the word limit specified for each in the parenthesis:   You are posted as Superintendent of Police in the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Bangalore. In recent years, drug trafficking by few African nationals has become a big menace in the city. Intelligence reports have shown that selling of …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: In such a situation, you are left with the following options. Analyse each option with its consequences.

Topic: Ethical dilemmas in public and private institutions 7) You are a young, aspiring and sincere employee in a Government office working as an assistant to the director of your department. Since you have joined recently, you need to lean and  progress. Luckily your superior is very kind and ready to train you for your job. …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: What are the options available to you in handling this situation? Examine their merits and demerits.

Topic: Ethical concerns in administration; 8) You are working as Block Development Officer. In one of the Gram Panchayat administered school, a post of cook is lying vacant for long time. Recently, the committee of selection which consists of school head master, panchayat president and other members have shortlisted four women for the post. However, many …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: In such a situation, what courses of action are available to you? Which one will you choose? Justify.

Topic: Emotional intelligence; code of conduct 11) You are working as Block Development Officer. Recently local MLA came to your office to attend a meeting of panchayat members.  During the meeting few representatives complain to MLA that you are not listening to their demands related to NRREGA scheme and other housing schemes where they want …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: What will you do in this situation? Also comment on your parents’ conduct

Topic: Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values 6) Your younger sister who completed her engineering course from a prestigious college gets a good government job. You have been preparing for the civil services exam for past three years after resigning from well paying private job at an MNC. Your parents who are …

Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 45

ARCHIVES 22 September 2014 A retired IAS officer  is arrested by the CBI on charges of corruption in coal block allocation when he was a Secretary in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India. In his friends’ and colleagues’ circle he was known for his honesty, integrity and simplicity. He was also the youngest …

Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 43

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 You are a senior police officer working at the state police headquarters. Your wife is a Commissioner in the Higher Education Department. Recently an RTI activist has filed an RTI application seeking all the information related to purchases made by the department for the government colleges. At the behest of the …

Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 36

ARCHIVES 06 September 2014 1) “Even as the Ebola crisis rages onward in west Africa, a World Health Organization panel concluded on August 11 that offering patients promising experimental Ebola drugs with unknown side effects and efficacy would be ethical.” This is a recent news published in an American journal. Do you think it is ethical to …

Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 34

ARCHIVES 03 September 2014 1) Which values do you think should constitute moral norms and values of governance? Explain them. (200 Words) Reference (Page No. 7) 2) A multi-storey building which was illegally constructed collapses and kills fifty innocent workers – including women and children. These workers were poor migrants from far away villages. The …

Ethics and Integrity – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 33

ARCHIVES 02 September 2014 1) Effective utilization of public funds is critical to meeting development goals. Critically examine the reasons behind under-utilisation and misutilisation of public funds and their implications. Also suggest with examples how public funds can be effectively utilised. (250 Words) Reference – 1 Reference – 2 Reference – 3 2) Write a note …