Whistle-Blowing and Morality

TitleWhistle-Blowing and Morality
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsBouville, M
JournalJournal of Business Ethics
Volume81
Issue3
Pagination579-585
Type of ArticleJournal Article
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0167-4544
AbstractThe author discusses why blowing the whistle is indeed a choice and not a matter of objective duty. In view of the dreadful retaliations that whistleblowers often face, the author argues that it is necessary for morality to leave a way out of whistleblowing. He argues that if blowing the whistle fails to achieve anything then doing so might be the wrong decision, and discusses some of the factors that must be weighed in cases such as this.
NotesCover Date: September Part I 2008.Source Info: 81(3), 579-585. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 42-4. Subject: BUSINESS ETHICS; CODE OF ETHICS; ENGINEERING; ETHICS; MORALITY; OBLIGATION; WHISTLEBLOWING. Update Code: 20100311.
DOI10.1007/s10551-007-9529-7
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