BLOWING THE WHISTLEBy
IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) conducted a survey of senior finance professionals to find out how companies are making it safer for employees to report unethical and fraudulent behavior.
Of the 73% of companies whose written whistleblower policy is consistent with the IMA Statement of Ethical Professional Practice:
89% say fear of retaliation isn’t an issue when reporting wrongdoing.
63% say their company’s policy is effective in providing protection against whistleblower retaliation.
45% are “very comfortable” raising ethical problems.
For more survey results, go to the IMA Pulse blog at http://bit.ly/1Qz3KUQ.