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Synonyms for whistleblower

an informant who exposes wrongdoing within an organization in the hope of stopping it

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Whistleblowing in the wind towards a socially situated research agenda: a response to recent commentaries.
The bill is part of the efforts provided by the government aimed notably, to consecrate transparency and good governance, and guarantee accountability through whistleblowing, a statement of the Prime Ministry indicates.
Now he has also been awarded the 2016 UK Whistleblowing Prize from free speech charity Blueprint.
In this regard, it is imperative that multinational companies consider cultural differences in designing their whistleblowing programs, and ensure that they meet the demands of the international industry.
According to nationally acclaimed whistleblowing attorney Stephen Kohn, this proves that Snowden is a hero.
The suspensions follow an independent external investigation into three separate whistleblowing complaints received by the trust.
Whistleblowing can be analyzed as a form of self-defense or defense of the community.
This article looks at actions organizations can take to avoid inadvertently discouraging fraud reporting and instead promote whistleblowing.
From 2008 to 2012 the commission said it received 301,000 whistleblowing reports online.
Whistleblowing activities are frequently misunderstood and the term is often misused resulting in confusion regarding employees' rights and responsibilities when reporting Waste, Fraud, Abuse, or Misconduct.
They would also be wise to benefit from the experience of companies with whistleblowing in non-tax but parallel fields.
This type of disclosure by organization members (former or current), about immoral and illegitimate practices under the control of other employees, to persons or entities that may be able to effect action is typically called whistleblowing (Near & Miceli, 1985).
It is encouraging to see more staff are engaged and feel empowered to speak up after we have implemented a number of measures including the whistleblowing alert and advice services and our commitment to introduce an Independent National Whistleblowing Officer by the end of 2018.
Frank Field, who chairs the Work and Pensions Committee, said: "That the next chief financial officer had to go through whistleblowing procedures to get her concerns about accounting irregularities taken seriously by the Carillion board is extraordinary.