General Topic: Ethics, Business and Society
What is the relevance of ethics for common living? How does ethics affect our society? Can a business driven by moral values and vision be sustainable? What is the role of ethics in society and in business? Responding to these significant questions, an essay competition is being planned for students, who will be the future citizens of India.
The larger framework of this competition is to explore the significance of ethics in the society at large and in the business world in particular. So, you are requested to choose one specific topic which you are convinced of and argue for it. Do not remain at the general or descriptive level. Choose one particular area, find arguments for and against and come to a reasoned and deliberate opinion. Some of the sub-topics you can argue for or against are the following:
An online workshop, which will be helpful for the final essay, will be conducted for those who register before Dec 10, 2022. In order to register, send an email with your full name, bio details, educational background and contact address to email@example.com . You may also register at the website [link to Registration Form].
Last date for submission of the essay: July 30, 2023
No of words (including bibliography and footnotes): 2,500-3,500
Last Date for submitting draft December 25, 2022 for feedback and comments.
Two online workshops will be conducted. Dates will be announced later in this page.
Announcement of the Prices: July 31, 2023
Selected Essays will be published with DOI and ISSN or ISBN.
Prize Money: First Prize: ₹ 20,000
Second Prize: ₹ 15,000
Third Prize: ₹ 10,000
Ten consolation prizes of ₹ 2,000 each
Participation certificates will be given to deserving participants.
Organized by JRD Tata Foundation for Business Ethics - XLRI, Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur