Topic:Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
7) Ethical analysis of a problem is usually sidelined because it goes against the interests of both the politicians and civil servants. Do you agree? Critically analyse.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question aims to discuss the ethical concerns involving the participation of politicians and bureaucrats and their ill will.
Key demand of the question:
One must bring out the conflict of interests of the politicians and the bureaucrats involved in the practice of ethical conduct in their professional duties.
Critically analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgement.
Structure of the answer:
In brief narrate the context of the question, highlight the importance of ethics.
Discuss the significance of ethics and in what context usually they are compromised when it is about the politicians and bureaucrats and their personal needs and wants. Explain this with suitable examples.
Discuss solutions to address these concerns.
Conclude with what needs to be done to overcome these challenges.