Ethics Case Studies

Ethics Case Study – 45

Walk into any Govt. Office and you will generally face a stern looking employee greeting you with a frown, which puts you off and makes you feel most unwelcome. He fails to realize that you are the reason why he or she is sitting there. In fact, the roles of the public and the employees…

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Ethics Case Study – 44

You are an IPS officer who has recently been posted in a town, which is troubled by high crime rates. In the first few days at office, you observe widespread indiscipline and corruption and non-adherence to rules. One day you catch some people transporting a major illegal drug consignment into the town. Mr. X, a…

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Ethics Case Study – 43

You have just taken over as the head of office in an administrative department. In the office, there are 8 people working for the past 20 years as daily wagers who are not regular government employees. One-year back, the ministry of personnel had issued clear guidelines that such people cannot be employed further. Following this,…

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Ethics Case Study – 42

CHILD LABOUR IN INDIA Child labourers are exploited, exposed to hazardous work conditions and paid a pittance for their long hours of work. Forced to forego education, shouldering responsibilities far beyond their years, becoming worldly- wise when their peers have yet to leave the cocoons of parental protection, these children never know what childhood is.…

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Ethics Case Study – 41

The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) executive committee has decided to award the 2017 edition of the ISSF World Cup Finals (Rifle/Pistol/Shotgun combined) to Delhi.  With absolutely no well-equipped stadium to boast of, a new stadium is proposed to be constructed along any of the major state and national highways passing through the city. Though…

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Ethics Case Study – 40

Conflict exists in every organization and to a certain extent indicates a healthy exchange of ideas and creativity. However, counter-productive conflict can result in employee dissatisfaction, reduced productivity, poor service to clients, absenteeism and increased employee turnover, increased work-related stress or, worse case scenario, litigation based on claims of harassment or a hostile work environment.…

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Ethics Case Study – 39

There was a fire at Central Ammunition Depot (CAD), Pulgaon recently which claimed the lives of two Army officers, one Army jawan and 13 civilian firefighting staff. You are the Director General of Military Operations. The investigation by Army’s Court of Inquiry reveals no evidence of sabotage or a short circuit causing the fire. The…

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Ethics Case Study – 38

Ragging in India is a damaging form of interaction of the seniors in college or school with the juniors, new entrants or first years. It involves insults, simple or suggestive sexual, sarcastic and even physical running errands for seniors, and many other complex activities. Highly reputed Indian colleges have a history of ragging, especially Medical…

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Ethics Case Study – 37

You are the president of Wrestling Federation of India (WFI). The WFI is planning to convene a selection panel shortly under your chairmanship for selection of the best athlete/wrestler to represent India in the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics in 74kg freestyle wrestling championship. A few days before the final selection, you get a call from…

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Ethics Case Study – 36

One in every seven women working in the garment industry in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru has been raped or forced into a sexual act at work, according to a new report. The report, by the women’s rights groups Sisters for Change and Bengaluru-based Munnade, estimated 60 percent of women garment workers faced intimidation…

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