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  • Whistleblower Ethical Dilemmas

    justifies their decisions differently depending on their morals, values, and principles. The employee that decides to speak up and expose the violation is called a whistleblower. In many situations, there is no threat posed to national security, especially if the offence took place in corporations…

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  • Whistleblower Effect On Society

    Often providing vital information initially hidden from the public, whistleblowers have the ability to greatly affect the way that society functions. Although the insider facts released can benefit the population, the informants are frequently persecuted. When whistleblowers such as Daniel Ellsberg and WikiLeaks informants release new information, the government work with the media to reprimand the actions that were taken. This is to prevent people from losing trust in the strong sociological…

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  • Whistleblowers Research Paper

    3.3 Current Protection for Whistleblowers According to Mbatha (2005 p.16) one of the key obstacles in the fight against corruption and nepotism is the fact that, without legal protection, individuals are often too intimidated to speak out or blow the whistle on criminal and irregular activities they observe in the workplace. The key barriers preventing individuals from taking action are: • Conduct being seen as justified and correct when it should not be, resulting • in an ethical dilemma…

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  • Is Whistle-Blowers Worth Rewarding Whistleblowers?

    public attention. Although governments and many business leaders have adopted various measures to incriminate the activities of whistleblowers. Whistleblowers contribute a great deal to the society by sanitizing the system. The heroic deeds of whistleblowers exposed unethical and shady deals when some authorities hide information which is not acknowledged by the public, while several efforts are being made to demonize them. Revealing secrets helps to cease misdealing within an organization.…

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  • Effective Whistleblower Hotline

    This hotline would serve to allow members of our sorority to report any unethical behaviors and to be able to do it anonymously. It is stated in an online article titled, “Elements of an Effective Whistleblower Hotline” that, “It is essential that companies implement an effective whistleblower hotline and incentives’ employees to use such hotline, as the reporting of suspected wrongdoing internally first may provide a company with the opportunity to address and remedy the conduct or activity…

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  • Edward Snowden A Hero Essay

    The Snowden NSA leakage is the perfect example of controversy. Edward Snowden, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) employee as well as a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, blew the whistle in 2013. He was the face behind the world’s the biggest whistleblowing case in U.S. history. He exposed how the U.S. government’s PRISM program works and how it evaded everyone’s privacy rights. Snowden should be considered a hero because he gave up his freedom for the greater good of everybody…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Snowden

    Should Whistleblowers Be Protected? In a controversial time, Edward Snowden once said, “I can't in good conscience allow the U.S. government to destroy privacy, internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world with this massive surveillance machine they're secretly building.” Edward Snowden is an American who specialized in computers working for the United States government. He worked under the CIA and was a contractor who copied classified information, without prior…

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  • Why Is Whistleblowing Wrong

    for over a hundred years. While there are federally mandated regulations in place to protect whistleblowers, some still argue that whistleblowing is wrong. The main argument of these naysayers, like Norman Bowie and Sissela Bok, is that whistleblowing is an act of disloyalty to the company. In Ronald Duska’s article Whistleblowing II, he takes opposition to this stance. Throughout his article he makes three main points: employees have no obligation to remain loyal to a company, the primary…

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  • Case Study Union Pacific

    all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotions, terminations, pay and the work environment. Issue The “C” alleges that he received a coaching because of raising a safety concern that was protected under the “whistleblower policy”. Data Witnesses Fritz G. Antoine Daniel Glen –Mgr Nick Pujanes Evidence Coaching records –Garcia Coaching records of Marius Vladeanu VL 123427812 investigation Facts An anonymous “C” filed a whistle blower complaint however; the “C” did supply his ID…

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  • Thomas Tam Case Study

    wrongdoings. Tamm was no ‘ordinary’ whistle-blower; he also had an ethical duty as a lawyer to not break attorney-client privilege. It’s less clear that Tamm’s breach of attorney-client privilege was morally permissible. Deuschle (2014) argues that attorney-client privilege is one of the most vital and fundamental rules of being an attorney (Deuschle, 2014). Rule 1.6 of the District of Columbia Rules of Professional Conduct have no allowance for where the information is in the public interest…

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