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Whistle Blowing and Ethics Hotline

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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 essentially the act of a staff member within an organization reporting some unethical or illegal act that is taking place within that organization. Whistle blowing is important to the study of business ethics due to the fact that it is unethical for an individual to witness an ethical or illegal act and not report the act to the proper authorities. ...