Ethics and Human Interface

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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…

March 26, 2015

Contemporary Bureaucratic Paradigm

The Weber’s bureaucratic paradigm features the ideas of authority, responsibility, efficiency and control. Barzelay sets forth an alternative to the bureaucratic paradigm which is known as contemporary-bureaucratic paradigm which includes the concepts of customers, service, quality, value, flexibility, innovation, empowerment…

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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…

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Concept of Attitude Change

Attitude change occurs by two processes One in which individuals respond to vari­ous superficial cues or heuristics in the situation. One in which attitude-relevant information is generated and processed. Thus, these approaches can be conceptualized within a framework of organizing,…

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Structure and Function of Attitude

An attitude is made up of four interconnected components: cognitions, evaluative responses, behavioural intentions, and behaviors. An attitude is really a summary of an attitude structure, which consists of these interconnected components. Thus, the attitude comprises a series of interrelated…

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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…

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Factors affecting Values and Traits

A trait is characteristic of the person that change over time, but shouldn’t change rapidly. They should be stable attributes of the person. It represents a pattern of behaviour, thinking, or feeling that is consistent over a variety of different…

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Difference between Ethics and Values

The key difference between Ethics and Values is that while ethics is a branch of philosophy that used to study ideal human behavior and ideal ways of being; Values are the embodiment of what an individual stands for. Introduction Ethics…