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Although whistleblowers are often portrayed as courageous individuals worthy of respect, the act of whistleblowing can be viewed as a disloyal act which may bring much harm to the whistleblower’s colleagues. We argue that although some whistleblowers have provided a great service to society, the world would be best served if the need for external whistleblowing were to be obviated by appropriate management practices.
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