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6)Examine the need for having a  ethical work culture in any organization. Discuss, how to create a culture of ethics in an organization.(250 words)

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6)Examine the need for having a  ethical work culture in any organization. Discuss, how to create a culture of ethics in an organization.(250 words)

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Why this question

Work culture is an important determinant of performance, desirability and success/ failure of an organization. It has an important bearing on employee-employee and employee-consumer relationship. It is desirable to instill and nurture an ethics based culture in an organization. The question is related to  GS-4 syllabus under the following heading-

Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. Case Studies on above issues.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to simply discuss the role and importance of work culture in the overall functioning and performance of a company/ organization. It then wants us to chart out a strategy to create a culture of ethics in an organization.

Directive word

Examine- we have to write in detail along with explanations in support of our answer.

Discuss- we have to write in length about a general strategy that could be adopted for creating a culture of ethics in an organization.

Structure of the answer

Introduction- describe work culture in 1-2 lines.

Body

  • Discuss the importance of work culture in determining the performance of the employees and how it impacts their ethical compliance.
  • Discuss how to instill and nurture ethical values and ensure their compliance in an organisation. you have to discuss the strategy  in a coherent and chronological order. You can take help from the below article and modify the steps as per your own understanding and demand of the question.

conclusion– bring out a concise, fair judgement of ethical values in any organisation. or you can mention the challenges involved in realizing the ethical compliance in an organization.