TITLE

Whistleblowing and Good Governance

AUTHOR(S)
Eaton, Tim V.; Akers, Michael D.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
CPA Journal;Jun2007, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses whistle blowing in organizations. Whistle blowing is the act of reporting wrongdoing to another party. Due to recent accounting scandals, all organizations, government entities and nonprofits should implement whistle blowing provisions similar to that of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, which extends protection to employees who report fraud to any law enforcement agency. Doing so will help reduce fraud and sends a signal that the organization exercises good corporate governance.
ACCESSION #
25357534

 

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