Sundstrand: A case study in transformation of cultural ethics [Book Review]

Journal of Business Ethics 17 (14):1517 - 1527 (1998)
This analysis examines whistleblowing within the context of organizational culture. Several factors which have provided impetus for organizations to emphasize ethical conduct and to encourage internal, rather than external, whistleblowing are identified. Inadequate protection for whistleblowers and statutory enticement for them to report ethical violations externally are discussed. Sundstrand's successful model for cultural change and encouragement of internal whistleblowing is analyzed to show how their model of demonstrating management's commitment to ethical conduct, establishing ethical expectations of employees, training to ensure that employees understand the concepts and expectations, promoting of employee ownership of the program, making the program visible, protecting the whistleblower and undertaking periodic reviews of the program's success may serve as a model for other organizations
Keywords Philosophy   Ethics   Business Education   Economic Growth   Management
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Abraham Mansbach (2007). Political Surplus of Whistleblowing: A Case Study. Business Ethics: A European Review 16 (2):124-131.

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