Project: Ethics of whistleblowers: towards a normative ethic regarding the signalisation of corruption in formal organisations in a time of ‘globalisation’.
- project duration
- 01-JAN-02 – 31-DEC-05
- ‘Whistleblowers’ are people who speak up about organizational malpractices. It is a socially relevant issue from 1970 onwards, but outside of the US, specific legislative protection only came about from 1990 on. This research describes tendencies in legitimation of those protection policies, makes an ethical evaluation of them and formulates recommendations for policy making.