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CGF Articles & Editorials

IS WHISTLEBLOWING LEGISLATION AS EFFECTIVE IN PRACTICE AS IT IS ON PAPER? (2019-01-16)

By Terrance M. Booysen and peer reviewed by David Loxton (Chief Executive Officer: Africa Forensics & Cyber)

Theory and practice can be worlds apart, and unsurprisingly, in the realm of morality and ethics, the divide between the two is often clearly pronounced.  While it may be easy for employees to claim that they would without question report any observations of fraud, corruption, or other impropriety being perpetrated in the workplace, it may not be that easy for them to do so in practice.