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whistle-blowing

The act of informing superiors or authorities of another person’s alleged wrong-doings.

Medspeak-UK
Disclosure by an employee of genuine concerns about crimes, illegality, negligence, miscarriages of justice, or danger to health and safety or the environment, when these have been ignored or covered up by the employer or by a fellow employee.
 
Research ethics
Whistle-blowing in science refers to informing an appropriate party about concerns that a particular worker’s research is fraudulent, or has misinterpreted his or her data.

whistle-blowing

The act of informing authorities of another person's alleged wrong-doings; WB in science is used in the context of research fraud, alleged fraud or blatant misinterpretation of data. See Baltimore affair, 'Dingellization. ', Fraud in science, Qui tam suit.
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He suggested that such people should be protected, and culture of Whistle Blowing should be promoted in Pakistan.
Whether or not it is the deliberate intention of HMRC, these rules are liable to result in a higher level of whistle blowing from both individuals and businesses who become involved, but who wish to protect themselves from the possibility of penalties in the future.
Should the IMA Standards be revised to recognize the encouragement for whistle blowing contained in Sarbanes-Oxley?
Despite accepting responsibility for whistle blowing, several internal auditors told us they decided not to blow the whistle because of risks to their own careers.
Organizational Conditions That Encourage Whistle Blowing
Whistle blowing is an important organizational behavior that can cause quantum change in modem organizations.
The major obstacle to establishing a conceptual linkage between whistle blowing and PSM is the negative stereotype some people hold about whistle blowers.
Chaudhry said under the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), legislation on Whistle Blowing is an obligation on Pakistan.
He said Whistle blowing is an early warning system in controlling corruption at the prevention stage by taking timely action.
Addressing a high level meeting at NAB Headquarters Chairman said it is need of the hour for developing, encouraging and implementing whistle blowing mechanism against corruption in Pakistan.
While stressing the need for the legislation on Whistle Blowing, Chairman remarked that in South Asia India and Bangladesh have Whistle Blower Bills passed recently.