Topic: Information sharing and transparency in government.
7) Explain with examples how Whistle-blowing in civil services is both an ethical and unethical act if seen in different perspectives?(250 words)
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Why this question:
The question is about discussing the ethical and unethical perspectives of whistle -blowing in civil services.
Key demand of the question:
Explain in detail the act of whistle blower and how it can have both perspectives.
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:
Explain what is whistle blowing in civil services.
The discussion in such questions can be best explained using examples, students must explain in what way whistle blowing in civil services can prove to be unethical or ethical depending on situations.
Explain What are the moral and ethical justification of whistleblowing? – whistleblowing is morally required when it is required at all; people have a moral obligation to prevent serious harm to others if they can do so with little costs to themselves.
Debate whether whistleblowing is an act of ethical practice?
Conclude with a fair and balanced opinion.