2018-Mock-8: Case Study-1

April 20, 2018

a. Discuss the ethical grounds of the issue. The ethical issues being faced here are: Business Ethics vs Social Responsibility or Economics vs Environmental Ethics While business ethics teaches to minimise one’s expenditure and spur growth and profit, social responsibility says that every entity whether individual or an organisation, has an obligation to act for

“The earth, the air, the land and the water are not an inheritance from our forefathers but on loan from our children. So we have to hand over to them at least as it was handed over to us.” Explain the implicit environment ethics in above Gandhian quote

April 20, 2018

In the above quotation, Mahatma Gandhi has tried to explain the importance of natural resources to mankind and has cautioned people from dangers lingering over the resources due to unrestricted materialism and consumerism. In general, we have complete ownership and rights on usage of properties inherited from our forefathers. On the other hand, when we

Differentiate between “Passive Euthanasia” and “Living Will”. Throw light on the ethical concerns involved in legalising these concepts in India.

April 20, 2018

“Passive Euthanasia” is defined as to withhold medical treatment and withdraw life sustaining devices from a terminally ill patient with deliberate intention to let the patient die. Passive euthanasia occurs when the patient dies because the medical professionals either don’t do something necessary to keep the patient alive, or when they stop doing something that

Throw light on the causes of corruption in public sector institutions. Discuss some of the measures adopted by the current NDA government to combat corruption.

April 20, 2018

Causes of corruption in public sector institutions are: Cultural factor: Certain types of corruption are more or less acceptable in public and have become a part of our traditional system. In other words, we can call it as “chalta hai” attitude being followed by general public and government officials. Greediness– Greediness means strong desire for

What steps have you taken to improve your ethical competence to handle such responsibility?

April 20, 2018

Ethical competence can be defined as a combination of skills, capacity and high degree of professionalism. Public servants have to perform critical and tedious administrative works. Sometimes they even need to delegate responsibilities to other officials and team members. They have to manage huge funds and require listening to viewpoints of the public and political