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Synopsis:

From Erin Brockovich to Enron, whistleblowers who “challenge abuses of power that betray the public trust” have proven to be an unfortunate necessity in modern business culture. Their efforts to report crimes, fraud, and dangers to public health and safety have saved millions of lives and billions of dollars of shareholder value - and had we heeded the warnings of whistleblowers, perhaps disasters such as the Bernie Madoff scandal and the Lehman Brothers meltdown could have been averted.

Recent federal legislation in finance and health reform have cemented legal protections and mechanisms for whistleblowing. This book provides a thorough guide and history to the whistleblower's legal rights. The ultimate survival guide, it provides advice on getting help and finding allies, warns that retaliation is often the reward for ""committing the truth"" and shows how to weather the storm. With extensive legal texts, sample letters, resources, and information on upcoming whistleblower reforms, this is the ultimate source on the subject.

About the Author

Tom Devine is legal director of the Government Accountability Project, where he has worked to assist thousands of whistleblowers to come forward. He has been involved in the all of the campaigns to pass or defend major whistleblower laws over the last two decades. He is a frequent expert commentator on television and radio talk shows. Devine is the recipient of the “Hugh Hefner First Amendment Award” and the “Defender of the Constitution Award” bestowed by the Fund for Constitutional Government.

Tarek Maassarani is a practicing attorney and a former litigator with the Government Accountability Project. He is an adjunct professor at George Washington University, teaching in the areas of nonviolent communication and human rights.

The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is the nation’s leading whistleblower protection and advocacy organization. Founded in 1977, its mission is to promote corporate and government accountability by protecting whistleblowers, advancing occupational free speech, and empowering citizen activists. www.whistleblower.org

Dr. Jeffrey Wigand is a tobacco industry whistleblower who achieved national recognition in 1995 when he was the highest ranking former executive to address public health and smoking issues. He now works to combat teen tobacco use through his nonprofit organization, Smoke-Free Kids.

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Introduction: Whistleblowing in Corporate America

Chapter One: Deciding to Blow the Whistle

Chapter Two: The Red Flags

Chapter Three: What to Know Before You Blow

Chapter Four: Where to Go When You Want to Blow

Chapter Five: Getting Help in Blowing the Whistle

Chapter Six: Whistleblowing and the Law

Chapter Seven: Corporate Whistleblower Reform

Product Details

ISBN:
9781605099866
Author:
Devine, Tom
Publisher:
Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Author:
Maassarani, Tarek F.
Author:
Wigand, Jeffrey
Subject:
Business Law
Subject:
Business-Business Law General
Subject:
CURRENT AFFAIRS, BUSINESS
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
BK Currents (Hardcover)
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.7 x 5.57 x 1.13 in

Related Subjects

Business » Business Law
Business » Ethics
Business » Management
Business » Strategy
History and Social Science » Politics » Labor

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From Erin Brockovich to Enron, whistleblowers who “challenge abuses of power that betray the public trust” have proven to be an unfortunate necessity in modern business culture. Their efforts to report crimes, fraud, and dangers to public health and safety have saved millions of lives and billions of dollars of shareholder value - and had we heeded the warnings of whistleblowers, perhaps disasters such as the Bernie Madoff scandal and the Lehman Brothers meltdown could have been averted.

Recent federal legislation in finance and health reform have cemented legal protections and mechanisms for whistleblowing. This book provides a thorough guide and history to the whistleblower's legal rights. The ultimate survival guide, it provides advice on getting help and finding allies, warns that retaliation is often the reward for ""committing the truth"" and shows how to weather the storm. With extensive legal texts, sample letters, resources, and information on upcoming whistleblower reforms, this is the ultimate source on the subject.

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