Ethics Case Studies

Ethics Case Study – 65

Mahatma Gandhi in his famous talisman said, “Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man whom you may have seen, and ask yourself, if the step you contemplate is going to be of any use to him”. Swami Vivekananda said, “Ethics always says: Not I, but thou”. What are the solutions envisaged by…

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Ethics Case Study – 64

Swami Vivekananda famously quoted, “So long as the millions live in hunger and ignorance, I hold every man a traitor who, having been educated at their expense, pays not the least heed to them”. John F Kennedy said, “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”.…

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Ethics Case Study –63

You are recently posted as district development officer for Shivamogga district, Karnataka. Shortly thereafter you found that there is considerable tension in the rural areas of your district on the issue of communalism. Dalits and indigenous people (Scheduled Tribes or adivasis) face discrimination, exclusion, and acts of communal violence. Laws and policies adopted by the…

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Ethics Case Study – 62

A state has been struck with floods and there is immense anger and frustration among people regarding delay in flood relief measures. A reason for the anger is that immediate relief is directed towards localities where the local MLA and MP (belonging to the ruling party) reside. There have been incidents where people have physically…

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Ethics Case Study – 61

As the Housing society in Shivaji Nagar, an older community in Pune, is in a dilapidated state, the Municipal Corporation of Pune (MCP) has declared the area appropriate for redevelopment appointing you as project director. You have a team of two specialists, Ganesh and Dhananjay, and the mandate is to determine which of the houses…

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Ethics Case Study – 60

Mr. X worked in the human resources department that was interviewing applicants for a top job in a widget company. After reading many applications, one stood out way ahead of the others. Then he realized that he knew the applicant, Mr. Y. They had hung out together when they were teenagers. Mr. Y had been…

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Ethics Case Study – 59

You have performed a competent piece of consulting work for Metallizing Industries Ltd. and the CEO of Metallizing Industries Ltd. invites you to his company’s New Year Eve party, where he hands you an envelope marked “Happy New Year” and murmurs, “To be opened at New Year. It is just a small token of appreciation.”…

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Ethics Case Study – 58

You are a brand manager in a fast growing food product company. Lately you and your colleagues have been assigned a project where you to have to form a branding strategy for a new product. The highlight of the product is that it contains lesser calories and is directed towards the new generation who are…

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Ethics Case Study – 57

Unfurling the tri-colour at the Andhra University grounds, Vishakhapatnam on the occasion of the 70th Independence Day, Vice-Chancellor, Mr. G. Nageswara Rao said youth should take up the ideas of Make in India and Start-ups. He said young minds should not only gain knowledge as the world is moving towards a knowledge society, but also…

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Ethics Case Study – 56

he Food Corporation of India has been entrusted with the task of moving the rice needed for PDS system from district to tehsil and sub-tehsil towns. For this purpose, it has to finalize transport tenders to each district. In one of the districts, the tenders received are very high and the managing director of the…

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