Research a story of whistle-blowing. Relate what ‘‘your’’ whistle-blower did with the seven steps recommended below. What have you learned from the comparison?
How to Blow the Whistle:
1. Approach Your Immediate Manager First
2. Discuss the Issue with Your Family.
3. Take It to the Next Level.
4. Contact Your Company’s Ethics Officer or Ombudsman
5. Consider Going Outside Your Chain of Command
6. Go Outside of the Company
7. Leave the Company.