Topic : Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.
7) Explain the essence of ethics in private and public relationships. (250 words)
Ethics by Lexicon
Why this question:
The question is intended to evaluate the kernel of ethics in private and public relationships.
Key demand of the question:
The answer is direct and straightforward, one must discuss the significance of ethics in private and public relationships.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
In a few introductory lines appreciate the concept of ethics.
- First differentiate what you understand by private relationship, public relationship, how the two are different from each other. – Ethics in private relationship are generally directed by individual virtues, universal human values, religion, social norms and law of land. Therefore they comprise limited influencing factor.
- On the other hand Public relationship are more instrumental such as organizational colleagues, politicians, strangers, and other outside of one’s relatively narrow circle of intimacy. Public Relation is a management function that engages monitoring and evaluating public attitudes and maintaining mutual relations and understanding between an organization and its public. Public could include shareholders, government, consumers, employees and the media. It is the action of getting along with people we constantly come in touch with.
- Discuss how the two differ from each other and thus the ethical aspects applied to them also vary accordingly.
Conclude with importance of ethics in private and public relationship.