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7) What is the role of Ethos and Ethics in the context of public services. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic- Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service , integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections.

7) What is the role of Ethos and Ethics in the context of public services. Discuss.(250 words)

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Directive word

Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to write in detail about the meaning and role of the ethos and ethics in the context of public services.

Structure of the answer

Introduction– Define ethos and ethics means. E.g Ethos is the character or fundamental values of a person, people, culture, or movement while ethic is a set of principles of right and wrong behaviour guiding, or representative of, a specific culture, society, group, or individual.

Discuss their importance and role in public services. E.g

  • Ethos- Discuss how ethos helps in public services. E.g Passion for serving people with special care for the marginalised and disadvantaged. Being approachable, welcoming, caring and rising above bias while interacting with people.Understands the needs of the people and constantly strives to improve the services; Strategic Thinking; Organisational Awareness;wee Commitment to the organisation; Leading Others.
  • Ethics- e.g discuss the role of Integrity; Self-Confidence;  Attention to Detail; assuming responsibility and fostering and practicing accountability etc.

Conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.

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