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On professional ethics

  1. 1. On Professional Ethics Amrutash Misra
  2. 2. About me <ul><li>IIT-M 2003-08 </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical + Manufacturing </li></ul><ul><li>Shaastra Core twice </li></ul><ul><li>Lead the team that founded CFI </li></ul><ul><li>Joined Hindustan Unilever </li></ul><ul><li>Started a library </li></ul><ul><li>Run an online business now </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  3. 3. What is … <ul><li>Ethical? </li></ul><ul><li>Moral? </li></ul><ul><li>Legal? </li></ul><ul><li>Subjectivity comes in </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  4. 4. WHAT IS FAIR? <ul><li>Big fish EAT small fish in nature </li></ul><ul><li>Human Law over Jungle law in society </li></ul><ul><li>Fair is a human concept </li></ul><ul><li>Fair is a subjective concept </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
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  6. 6. The ethical axis and the acceptable line <ul><li>VERY VERY BLACK </li></ul><ul><li>VERY BLACK </li></ul><ul><li>BLACK </li></ul><ul><li>VERY VERY GRAY </li></ul><ul><li>VERY GRAY </li></ul><ul><li>GRAY </li></ul><ul><li>MILDLY GRAY </li></ul><ul><li>WHITE </li></ul><ul><li>VERY WHITE </li></ul><ul><li>VERY VERY WHITE </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in Unacceptable Where you draw your line may be different from where somebody else draws his line. Acceptable BIG FISH GULP SMALL FISH BIG FISH NICE TO SMALL FISH
  7. 7. Very Very black <ul><li>BIG FISH GULP SMALL FISH </li></ul><ul><li>Genocide / mass murder </li></ul><ul><li>Exploding a nuclear bomb </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  8. 8. Very Black <ul><li>Murder / violence </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorism </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  9. 9. Black <ul><li>High $$ bribing </li></ul><ul><li>Using force to threaten competitors </li></ul><ul><li>High $$ Tax evasion </li></ul><ul><li>Land grabbing </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  10. 10. Very Very Gray <ul><li>Stealing competitor data </li></ul><ul><li>Espionage </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  11. 11. Very Gray <ul><li>Low value bribing – bribing the sales tax officer so that he passes your file quickly </li></ul><ul><li>“ Taking” competitor data </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  12. 12. Gray <ul><li>Selling / using something whose manufacture involved an unethical practice </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Firecrackers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>iPhones </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Selling something that will cause unethical practices / </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fair and Lovely </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Working for an unethical company in an ethical job </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dow? </li></ul></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  13. 13. Mildy Gray <ul><li>Bribing a traffic cop for breaking a red light </li></ul><ul><li>Outsourcing your bribing </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  14. 14. White <ul><li>NOT being corrupt </li></ul><ul><li>NOT cheating </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  15. 15. Very White <ul><li>Standing up against corruption by not being corrupt AND not allowing corruption by linked people. </li></ul><ul><li>Not allowing others to cheat. Help others achieve a better ethical scale. </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  16. 16. Very Very White <ul><li>BIG FISH HELP SMALL FISH </li></ul><ul><li>Socialism in its true sense (not the Chinese / Russian or the Indian sense) </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
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  23. 23. You are an IITian <ul><li>You don’t NEED to bribe </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t NEED to cheat </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t NEED a shortcut </li></ul>www.i Love Read.in
  24. 24. The simple ethical rule is … www.i Love Read.in
  25. 25. Gray is Black. www.i Love Read.in
  26. 26. One more thing www.i Love Read.in
  27. 27. Do pick up a good book from us www.i Love Read.in
  28. 28. www.slideshare.net/amrutash1

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