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Justifying Whistle-blowing

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Outline conditions used to justify whistle-blowing.

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Defining Whistle blowing

Whistle blowing is the act of raising a concern or an act of wrongdoing in an organization or a group. The person doing the act is called the whistleblower and usually, that person is a member of the organization. He or she has amassed said concerns by observation or experience having seen the misconduct first hand. They usually fall into the following actions: violation of a rule, law or regulation; performing actions that are a direct threat to the public and the stakeholders such as fraud, health & safety violations as well as corruption. Usually they take their allegations to forums that present them to the public or to the right government bodies for the purpose of investigation and correction. The whistleblowers ...

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The solution looks at the varied ways whistle-blowing is justified as a necessary act. The solution follows the APA format. references are provided.