Whistleblowing and Organizational Social Responsibility: A Global Assessment

Whistleblowing and Organizational Social Responsibility: A Global Assessment

by Wim Vandekerckhove

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Establishing a policy and building a culture that helps to protect organizations from financial wrong-doing, criminal or civil liability and permanent damage to corporate reputation has become a central theme of contemporary corporate polices towards 'whistleblowing'. This book is amongst the first to provide a detailed and full-length analysis of the meaning and various justifications of whistleblowing policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409459842
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 08/28/2012
Series: Corporate Social Responsibility Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Wim Vandekerckhove is a post-doctoral researcher at the Center for Ethics and Value Inquiry (CEVI), Ghent University, Belgium. He researches and teaches in the fields of business ethics, organization ethics, social responsible investment, migration and trafficking, and recently in the field of global ethics. He published chapters in edited books on migration and NGOs and on organization and business ethics, as well as papers in the Journal of Business Ethics and other academic journals. He has edited three journal issues on corporate social responsibility.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Developing research questions; Developing the framework for an ethical assessment; Possible legitimation of whistleblowing policies; Screening whistleblowing policies; Towards what legitimation of whistleblowing?; References; Index.

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