Myths And Masks Of Legislative Protection For Whistleblowers

  Myths and Masks of Legislative Policy for Whistleblower Protection and how behavioural insights can assist in creating new standards of best practice. Over the last couple of weeks I participated in two events at opposite ends of the world, paralleled in focusing on whistleblowing and how to protect those who speak out. What became… Continue reading Myths And Masks Of Legislative Protection For Whistleblowers

Activist, Advocate, Advocist – which of these will unlock the doors to Whistleblowing legislative policy makers?

I attended the StandUpForTruth event at Birbeck University last Monday. http://standupfortruth.org/ A panel of whistleblowers sat on stage sharing their own stories of speaking truth to power and the resultant pain of being punished for doing the right thing and in the public interest. They, like most whistleblowers, including myself had felt unprotected, betrayed and abandoned. The… Continue reading Activist, Advocate, Advocist – which of these will unlock the doors to Whistleblowing legislative policy makers?

Whistleblowing Policies – Fifty Shades of Grey

On the 2nd and 3rd of Sept 2015, I attended The International Behavioural Insights Conference in London. Hosted by the UK government’s ‘Nudge Unit’ (Behavioural Insights Team), the event included world renowned speakers such as Steve Pinker, Dan Ariely, Max Bazerman, Richard Thaler and Daniel Kahneman. I attended because in my experience, both as a… Continue reading Whistleblowing Policies – Fifty Shades of Grey

Who do you love? Wrongdoers or Whistleblowers?

Corporate wrongdoing, political scandals, abuse and more are featured regularly and prominently in news reports.  Despite the many publications on ethics research there is still much to be done to acquire a body of knowledge that will impact real-world behaviour.  Because most of us are influenced by those around us when we make moral judgements… Continue reading Who do you love? Wrongdoers or Whistleblowers?