ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 05 July 2014
1.Do you agree with the view that values deteriorate as societies economically prosper and move towards materialism? Critically comment. (200 Words)
2. You are posted as Superintendent of Police to a District. The stenographer, a beautiful young lady who is smart and hard working, grows close to you. You take her assistance in many office tasks. In the office and beyond a rumour spreads that you are having an affair with her. To make things worse the stenographer has confessed to her friends in office that she loves you. You are affectionate towards her but you are faithful to your wife. You do not worry about rumours and carry on with your work meanwhile growing more close to stenographer. Your wife comes to know about these rumours. A point is reached where the stenographer becomes powerful in the office thanks to your close association. Your continued association is straining your relationship with your wife and is also affecting your public image.
What will you do in these circumstances? Which values would you uphold most in such a scenario and explain why.(250 Words)