Ethical Values

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Crisis of Accountability and Governance in India

Accountability in India has two facets, separate but interrelated. The first is political, where the executive is accountable to Parliament, which has many devices and Instrumentalities for keeping tabs on the executive. The second facet is primarily administrative, where the…

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Ethical Dilemma in Public Services

An ethical dilemma is a decision that needs a choice among various principles, mostly in difficult and importance contexts. Personal self-interest should be secondary to the common good in all situations, especially when such circumstances give rise to conflict of…

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Kant’s Ethics: Core Idea

Kant believed that people’s actions should to be guided by moral laws, and that these moral laws were universal. He held that in order to apply to all rational beings, any supreme principle of morality must itself be based on…

March 26, 2015

Emotional intelligence in organizational behaviour

Organizational Behaviour is a study that investigates the application of knowledge and the impact of individuals, groups and structure have on behavior and how they act within organization. It is a tool used for human benefit. It applies to the…

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What is Emotional Intelligence? Meaning and Nature

Emotional intelligence is combination of intelligence and emotions by using emotions as sources of information that help one to make sense of social environment and navigate them.Emotion refers to a feeling state that conveys information about relationships.  It is also…

March 26, 2015

Ethics in Civil Services

The ethics and values for the civil services have to be different and properly structured from those for the citizens or other sectors of the society because civil servants have special obligations to the community. These are certain values expected…

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Attitudinal Problems of the Civil Servants

Civil servants are charged with serving the interests and protecting the rights of the people and the country. The attitudinal problems confronting civil servants are complex, involving conflicting values, preferences, incomplete unreliable information, and unexpected consequences. Fear of Inadequacy: Fear…

March 26, 2015

Ajzen and Fishbein Theory of Planned Behavior

Ajzen and Fishbein Theory of planned behavior states that the best predictor of how we will behave is the strength of our intentions. Behavioural intentions are themselves made up of three components: Attitudes toward the specific action Subjective norms regarding the…

March 26, 2015

How attitude is formed?

The term attitude formation refers to the movement we make from having no attitude toward an object to having some positive or negative attitude toward that object. A range of mechanisms for attitude formation are involved. They are - mere…

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Attitude: Definition, Nature and characteristics

An attitude is a positive, negative, or mixed evaluation of an object that is expressed at some level of intensity. Our attitude can vary in strength along both positive affect, and with negative affect, with ambivalence or with apathy and…