Advantages And Disadvantages Of Whistleblowing

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As an individual who is thinking about whistleblowing, there might be costs which he needs to be introduced that he will incur in future if he/she decides to go ahead with the whistleblowing, professional body should advise the individual regarding the advantages and the disadvantages of whistleblowing. After analysing all the discussion which I stated above I think the professional body should advice the individual to analyse both side of discussion and then let the individual decide if he/she wants to go ahead. There could be different situation with each and every one there could no generic answer given to everyone on the name of ethics. Yes, ethics is important but the situation could be demanding something. If an individual is coming from …show more content…
This is the reality truth that no one at that level of employment wants to risk their bread and butter for something that is ethically not correct and should be reported. The article (Sampson, 2013) suggests “usually whistleblowers are ambitious individuals clamouring for attention and glory” but on the other hand whistleblowing can make an important contribution and more and more people volunteer to do this the better it will get for the community. And that should be advised to the individuals who are thinking about …show more content…
As a professional body one should form some guidance policies for employers in regards for the whistleblowing. Professional bodies should be able to direct individuals who wants to be a whistleblower or are thinking of being one to the regulators who can help them out. Professional body should be setting some guidelines for the ethical behaviours for the employer as well as employees in order to encourage whistleblowers in case of any breeches of laws. As a professional body they should inspire organisation and companies associated with it to have better policies for employees to raise concerns. Personal body should release more articles like (Sampson, 2013) on their website and should send emails to their members regularly printing the whistleblowing articles and also stories of the whistleblowers from other engineering companies, this will help individuals thinking about whistleblowing and might inspire or even help them to decide whether or not whistleblowing is something they should do or not. As a professional body the organisation should organise an event gathering all the

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