David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Science and Engineering Ethics 4 (1):7-23 (1998)
Whistleblowing, its antecedents, and its aftermath are complex and varied phenomena. Motivational factors in the perception of alleged misconduct and in the response to such allegations by the accused and the institution are examined. Understanding the psychological processes that underlie some of the surprising behavior surrounding whistleblowing will enable those who perceive wrongdoing, as well as the professional societies and work organizations which voice their concern, to better respond to apparent wrongdoing, while preserving the reputation and mental health of all parties to such cases.
|Keywords||attribution bias ethical resister misbehavior psychology of whistleblowing whistleblowing|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Professor Ann Higgins-D'Alessandro (1998). Difficulties in Understanding Reactions to Whistleblowing. Science and Engineering Ethics 4 (1):25-28.
Professor Vivian Weil (1998). Comments on “the Psychology of Whistleblowing” (J.E. Sieber) and “the Voice of Experience” (R.L. Sprague). Science and Engineering Ethics 4 (1):29-31.
Similar books and articles
Heungsik Park & John Blenkinsopp (2009). Whistleblowing as Planned Behavior – a Survey of South Korean Police Officers. Journal of Business Ethics 85 (4):545 - 556.
Jessica R. Mesmer-Magnus & Chockalingam Viswesvaran (2005). Whistleblowing in Organizations: An Examination of Correlates of Whistleblowing Intentions, Actions, and Retaliation. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 62 (3):277 - 297.
Janet P. Near & Terry Morehead Dworkin (1998). Responses to Legislative Changes: Corporate Whistleblowing Policies. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 17 (14):1551 - 1561.
Robert L. Sprague (1998). The Voice of Experience. Science and Engineering Ethics 4 (1):33-44.
Dilek Zamantili Nayir & Christian Herzig (2012). Value Orientations as Determinants of Preference for External and Anonymous Whistleblowing. Journal of Business Ethics 107 (2):197-213.
Randy K. Chiu (2003). Ethical Judgment and Whistleblowing Intention: Examining the Moderating Role of Locus of Control. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 43 (1-2):65 - 74.
Frederick A. Elliston (1982). Anonymity and Whistleblowing. Journal of Business Ethics 1 (3):167 - 177.
Tim Barnett (1992). A Preliminary Investigation of the Relationship Between Selected Organizational Characteristics and External Whistleblowing by Employees. Journal of Business Ethics 11 (12):949 - 959.
Wim Vandekerckhove (2006). Whistleblowing and Organizational Social Responsibility: A Global Assessment. Ashgate.
Amy J. Fredin (2011). The Effects of Anticipated Regret on the Whistleblowing Decision. Ethics and Behavior 21 (5):404 - 427.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads140 ( #7,730 of 1,410,276 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #57,804 of 1,410,276 )
How can I increase my downloads?