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Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 125–128 | Cite as

Whistleblowing and employee loyalty

  • Robert A. Larmer
Article

Abstract

Discussions of whistleblowing and employee loyalty usually assume either that the concept of loyalty is irrelevant to the issue or, more commonly, that whistleblowing involves a moral choice in which the loyalty that an employee owes an employer comes to be pitted against the employee's responsibility to serve public interest. I argue that both these views are mistaken and propose a third view which sees whistleblowing as entirely compatible with employee loyalty.

Keywords

Economic Growth Public Interest Moral Choice Employee Loyalty 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Larmer
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  1. 1.Dept. of PhilosophyUniversity of New BrunswickFrederictonCanada

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