Whistle Blowers: Which Type Should be Taken More Seriously?


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This paper explores the issue of whistle blowing in corporate and medical settings in an attempt to present a debate as to which type of whistle blower should be taken more seriously: one who reports financial misdeeds or one who reports health violations.
Whistle Blowers: Which Type Should be Taken More Seriously?
Ralph Nader is widely known as the first person who defined the term “whistle blowing.” In 1972, Nader wrote that whistle blowing is “the act of a man or woman who, believing that the public interest overrides the interest of the organization he serves, publicly ‘blows the whistle’ if the organization is involved in corrupt, illegal, fraudulent or harmful activity” (qtd. Dryburgh, 2009, p. 156).
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