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  • INTRODUCTION:

· The above case is about Rameshwar, who has discovered that various malpractices such as diversion of funds, abuse of power and use of illegitimate means in exams are happening in the department where he is posted. However, he has been advised to turn a blind eye towards the same.

· An evaluation of the various options available to Rameshwar, follows:

1. Option 1- Approach seniors with a formal report of all the malpractices and take action to the extent possible at your designation.

Merits

Demerits

Respecting lines of authority

May have bad repercussions for career

Taking seniors into confidence

 

Fulfilling duty obligations by taking action

 

Not giving in to malpractices

 

2. Option 2- Take action against the malpractices to the best of your capacity

Merits

Demerits

Fulfilling duty obligations by taking action

Not Respecting lines of authority

Not giving in to malpractices

Not Taking seniors into confidence

Exhibiting courage and fortitude

May have bad repercussions for career

   

3. Option 3- Report the malpractices to the media to bring them out to the public

Merits

Demerits

Fulfilling obligation to serve public interest and maintain transparency

Breach of trust of organisation

Not giving in to malpractices

Not Respecting lines of authority

Exhibiting courage and fortitude

Not Taking seniors into confidence

 

May have bad repercussions for career

4. Option 4- Letting things be- not taking any action

Merits

Demerits

Avoids any personal harm

Not Fulfilling duty obligations to check wrongdoings

 

giving in to malpractices and not catering to public interest

 

Exhibiting lack of courage and fortitude

 

Shows lack of initiative

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