For UPSC CSAT Paper II (decision making) and General Studies Paper IV (ethics).

[Ethics] E3/P3: Neutrality, Anonymity, Impartiality- 3 foundational values for civil services

E3/P3: Video Lecture by Kavan Limbasiya (Rank-198/UPSC-2014) Characteristics: Minister vs. Officer Neutrality Conduct rules for Neutrality Why Neutrality in Danger? Election and corruption In-service and Intra-service rivalry? Arguments Against Neutrality Anonymity Conduct rules for Anonymity Arguments against anonymity Impartiality, [...]

By |2015-10-14T10:37:57+05:3014/10/2015|Categories: Ethics|Tags: |24 Comments

[Ethics] E2/P3: Attitude formation & Behavior Change, Persuasion, Prejudice, Discrimination, Stereotyping

E2/P3: Video Lecture by Kavan Limbasiya (AIR-198/CSE-2014) Attitude: Formation Why study with Attitude? Behavior prediction Social /External pressure Accessibility Strength Behavior specific attitude Prejudice vs discrimination Implicit and explicate prejudice Importance of Attitude change Cognitive dissonance Persuasion #1: Source [...]

By |2015-10-04T23:46:32+05:3003/10/2015|Categories: Ethics|Tags: |18 Comments

[Ethics] E2/P1: Attitude- Meaning, Structure, Functions, CAB Model- cognitive, affective, behavioral components

E2/P1: Video Lecture by Kavan Limbasiya (AIR-198/CSE'14) Attitude: Meaning & types Attitude: Salient Features CAB Model of Attitude Attitude Structure #1: Uni-Directional Attitude Structure #2: Bi-directional Potential vs felt ambivalence Attitude: Functions Belief + Value = Attitude E2/P1: Video [...]

By |2015-10-02T21:09:48+05:3001/10/2015|Categories: Ethics|Tags: |38 Comments

[Ethics] E1/P2: Human Interface: Theories of Ethics- Teleological, Deontological, Virtue Ethics, Conduct Ethics, Rights based, Utilitarianism, Hedonism, Egoism,

3 Theories of Ethics (V-C-R) T1: Virtue Ethics T2: Conduct Ethics T2A: Utilitarian Theory T2B: Hedonism T2C: Egoism Summary of Conduct Ethics T3: Rights Based Ethics 3 Generation of rights John Rawls Case study: Sardar & ICS Case study: [...]

By |2015-09-20T19:07:09+05:3020/09/2015|Categories: Ethics|Tags: |35 Comments

[Ethics] E1/P1: Human Interface: Types of Judgments, Prerequisite for Ethical scrutiny, Meta Ethics, Applied ethics, Normative-Descriptive ethics

Prologue 3 Types of Judgments 3 Areas in Study of Ethics S1:Meta-Ethics / Critical Ethics S2: Applied Ethics S3: Normative vs. Descriptive Ethics Ethics vs. Morality? Legality vs. Morality 3 Preconditions for Ethical Scrutiny Pc1: Free Will Pc2: Knowledge [...]

By |2015-09-20T18:55:17+05:3020/09/2015|Categories: Ethics|Tags: |110 Comments

[Ethics] Suspension: Meaning, Features, Reasons; Death, Resignation, Promotion during suspension & Case Studies

Prologue Suspension Suspension: salient features? Suspending AIS officers Suspending Officers on deputation Suspension: When? Must be suspended? Arrest and Automatic suspension Salary during Suspension Part time job during Suspension Resignation during Suspension? Reinstatement Posting after reinstatement? Promotion during Suspension: [...]

By |2014-07-03T12:24:36+05:3020/11/2013|Categories: Ethics|73 Comments

[Ethics] Enquries: Preliminary, Discreet, Regular; Prevention of Corruption Act features, Investigation & case studies

Prologue Preliminary Enquiry What is a preliminary enquiry? No protection to Accused Cautions Resignation during Prelim Enquiry Bogus Complaints Discreet Enquiry Discreet Enquiry of All India Services Members(AIS) Regular Enquiry Surprise checks Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA), 1988 Special [...]

By |2014-07-03T12:11:58+05:3018/11/2013|Categories: Ethics|23 Comments
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