Whether you view them as snitches or heroes, whistle-blowers play an important role in exposing illicit corporate practices. In a passionate presentation, fraud researcher Kelly Richmond Pope challenges you to ponder how you would react if you witnessed illegal or unethical behavior in the workplace. Her case studies of employees who courageously and selflessly put their careers at risk to out wrongdoers will inspire you to do the right thing.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why whistle-blowers have a bad rap and
- What function whistle-blowers serve in keeping organizations honest.
About the Speaker
Kelly Richmond Pope is an associate professor in the School of Accountancy and MIS at DePaul University.