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7) What do you mean by integrity? Why integrity is called the supreme quality of leadership? What is the relation between honesty, integrity, and probity in administration? 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 do you mean by integrity? Why integrity is called the supreme quality of leadership? What is the relation between honesty, integrity, and probity in administration? Discuss.  (250 words)

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Why this question:

The question is based on the concept of integrity and how it is a supreme quality of leadership.

Key demand of the question:

Explain in detail what you understand by integrity, bring out its importance and then provide detailed correlation between honesty, integrity and aptitude.

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Define integrity – Integrity is a term used to describe a person’s level of honesty, moral commitments, and willingness to do what’s right.

Body:

Discuss why is integrity important?

Integrity is an essential quality of successful leadership because:

 Integrity as wholeness, i.e., integrity consists of a manager’s personal values, daily actions, and basic organizational aims.

Integrity as consistency between words and actions, i.e., a demonstrated consistency with regards to social behaviour. Etc.

Then move onto discuss relation between Honesty, Integrity and Probity in Administration.

Provide for case studies.

Conclusion:

Conclude by re stating the importance of integrity in all spheres of life.

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