Whistle Blowing Perceptions – A Comparative Study of Male and Female Employees

Sowmya S. ., Dr. Rajashekar .

Abstract


With the increase in women employees in the organizations one has to understand the ethical leadership quality among the male and female employees and their challenges. It is highly important to have ethical leadership and decision making in connection with the management by   both male and female employees in a competitive environment. In this light this paper aims at analyzing the perceptions of male and female employees about whistle blowing at their workplace and thereby testing the differential perceptions existing thereon with respect to level of whistle blowing, in choosing whistle blowing mechanism, reasons for not reporting the observed wrong doing  and their experience by blowing the whistle. The results indicates there exists no significant difference between male and female employees with respect to level, mechanism, and experience. However there is significant differences with respect to some of the reasons for not blowing the whistle.

Keywords


Whistle blowing, perception difference, gender.

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