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Whistle Blowing and Business Ethics.

What is whistle blowing, and why is it important to the study of business ethics? Provide details. Discuss the reasons why an employee would refrain from reporting potentially unethical behavior within his/her organization. Should a corporation establish an ethics hotline? Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having one.

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Whistle blowing is the process in which an employee informs another responsible employee in the company about potentially unethical behavior (Stanwick & Stanwick, 2009). This employee, a whistle blower, usually makes a formal complaint as to what has occurred to management. An employee would refrain from reporting potentially unethical behavior within his/her organization because of the potential retribution and backlash. Among ...

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(222 Word Count) The solution discusses whistle blowing, which is the process in which an employee informs another responsible employee in the company about potentially unethical behavior.

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