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Whistleblower

An employee or other person who publicly exposes the wrongdoings of a private company. For example, if a company is illegally dumping chemicals in a protected environment, a whistleblower may tell the proper authorities or, failing that, the media. Certain laws may protect whistleblowers from being fired or other negative consequences within the company.
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In Malaysia context, Rachagan and Kuppusamy (2017) argued that culturing whistleblowing in Malaysia may be difficult due to the following reasons: a) shareholding in Malaysia is highly concentrated to family ownership and state ownership; b) Malaysia has tough corporate law and regulation but enforcement by the regulatory authorities is low.
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creating and maintaining proper whistleblowing policies and procedures; and
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