A Moral Dilemma

2001 Words Jul 5th, 2015 9 Pages
1.0 Introduction
According to (Williams, 2015), a moral dilemma is a conflict in which a person have to choose between two or more actions and have moral reasons for choosing each action. A whistleblower can be anyone who has and can report insider knowledge of illegal activities that are happening in an organization. Therefore we can also say that whistleblowers can be supplier, client, contractor or an employee who somehow becomes aware of illegal activities that are happening in a business either through being told about it or witnessing the behavior. The alleged information of wrongdoing can be grouped in many ways, law, regulation, violation of company policy/rules, fraud, corruption as well as threat to public interest/national security (Vandekerckhove, 2006).

2.0 Types of Whistleblowers in School and in the Work Place
2.1 Internal Whistleblower
In most cases whistleblowers are internal whistleblowers, which report on misconduct that happen within the company done by fellow employee or superior. Interesting questions with respect to internal whistleblowers is, under what circumstances a person will act on to spot and to stop illegal, unacceptable behavior and report it. If there are complaint systems within the organization that offer not just option to dedicated through plan and control organization but option for absolute confidentiality then people will find a reason to take action with respect to unacceptable behavior within an organization (Rowe and Hall,…

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