The present work aims at examining the phenomenon of whistleblowing by providing a review of the research conducted in the organizational field as well as by proposing an analysis of the phenomenon from a psychosocial perspective. In the first part, we analyze the methodological issues pertaining the complexity of the research on whistleblowing. Then, we review the works investigating the variables - individual, organizational, and cultural - promoting or hindering the choice to report. In the final section of the review, we discuss the strategic relevance of the psychosocial perspective in understanding the whistleblowing phenomenon.

Reporting wrongdoings in the organizational settings: A review of the whistleblowing phenomenon

Pacilli, MG;Giovannelli, I;Sacchi, S;Spaccatini, F
2020

Abstract

The present work aims at examining the phenomenon of whistleblowing by providing a review of the research conducted in the organizational field as well as by proposing an analysis of the phenomenon from a psychosocial perspective. In the first part, we analyze the methodological issues pertaining the complexity of the research on whistleblowing. Then, we review the works investigating the variables - individual, organizational, and cultural - promoting or hindering the choice to report. In the final section of the review, we discuss the strategic relevance of the psychosocial perspective in understanding the whistleblowing phenomenon.
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