Deputizing the Workforce
Will bounties motivate whistleblowers?
Will new regulations create a new incentive for whistleblowers?
Mohammed Ahmed, senior manager, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, weighed in on why corporate compliance programs that encourage and support employees to report fraud internally are so important in detecting and correcting wrongdoing early in Perspectives, a publication of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
According to Ahmed, “Many employees truly want to do the right thing and would be likely to report internally if that is the culture the organization has created. Organizations cannot control how whistleblowers chose to report, but they can create an environment that fosters an ethical culture of behavior.”
Read the Perspectives article.