CHAPTER 4 Where to Go When You Want to Blow

Once you are prepared to blow the whistle, the central concern of your strategic plan is where to take your story. What avenue is most likely to expose and correct the wrongdoing you plan to reveal? Which is best able to protect your interests and concerns? Whistleblower outlets range from company management and corporate hotlines to Congress, law enforcement and regulatory agencies, the courts, the media, and affected constituencies—all of which have the decision-making power or public sway to effect meaningful change. But not all outlets are created equal. Some provide greater confidentiality than others. Some are well positioned to expose wrongdoing; others tend to discourage dissent. Still others ...

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