First Prize: Roshan Xalxo, Jnana Deepa, Pune
Second Prize: Shreya Roy, St. Xavier’s University, Kolkata
Third Prize: Anshika Tripathi, Naresh Vihar Colony, Lucknow
Topics: Scams, Scandals, Ethics and Integrity
General Topic: Ethics, Business and Society
How do scams and scandals in our society reflect the need for ethics and integrity? How do scams and scandals affect the common people? What can we do about them? What are the ethical and moral demands on our soicety, given the increasing cases of scandals, scams and corruption?
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. More details can be found at www.kuru.in/topics
An online workshop, which will be helpful for the final essay, will be conducted for those who register before Dec 10, 2023. In order to register, send an email with your full name, bio details, educational background and contact address to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Last date for submission of the essay: July 20, 2024
No of words (including bibliography and footnotes): 2,500-3,500
Last Date for submitting draft December 25, 2023 for feedback and comments.
Two online workshops will be conducted. Dates will be announced later in this page.
Announcement of the Prices: July 31, 2024
Selected Essays will be published with DOI and ISSN or ISBN.
Prize Money: ₹ 65,000
Participation certificates will be given to deserving participants.
Organized by JRD Tata Foundation for Business Ethics - XLRI, Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur