In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
Business is for profits and the spirit of __________________ and driving high performance are encouraged in a ______________ environment. Also, in a democratic country like India, perceived _______________ in the distribution of earnings or wealth is crucial to hold the fabric of its society, be it the citizens __________ the country or employees of a corporation. The evolution of compensation practices in India over the ____________ five decades demonstrates the changes that have taken place.