SAGE Journal Articles

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Article 1: Ray, S., (2006). Whistleblowing and organizational ethics. Nursing Ethics, 13, 438-445.

Questions to consider:

  1. What is the main point of this article?
  2. Describe the ethical dilemma that was faced? What was the response? What would you have done?
  3. How does external whistleblowing bring to light an internal ethical issue? Is the issue the dilemma or the system that failed to have an internal whistleblower?
  4. What is the moral community in this article?

Article 2: Bernstein, E., (2012). The transparency paradox: A role for privacy in organizational learning and operational control. Administrative Science Quarterly. 57(2), 181-216.

Questions to consider:

  1. What does transparency look like at this Chinese factory?
  2. How does transparency help with the organizations ethics?
  3. How would transparency help in your organization?
  4. Are there any potential drawbacks to transparency? What could they be?
  5. What did the authors find in their research?