Reasons why people generally do not report
  • Fear of being embarrassed and becoming vulnerable.
  • Fear of being perceived as disloyal or a non team player.
  • Do not want to be directly involved or exposed.
  • Don’t know who to report to and how.
  • Perception that disclosures generally do not reach the right person and are not dealt with the discretion they deserve.
  • Top bosses and promoters are usually unapproachable and inaccessible.
  • Not sure of the contents and do not want to report mere suspicion.
  • Reporting mechanism is complicated and reporting is a big hassle.
  • Reporting may lead to revelation of identity which may cause bad blood and acrimony at the work place.
  • Fear of consequences on revelation of identity.
  • No system of anonymous reporting.
  • Misconception that everyone at the top is already aware of the existing state of affairs.
  • Disclosure to anyone within the organization may compromise identity at some stage or the other and invite reprisals.
  • Cutting across hierarchies may invite adverse reactions from immediate superiors.
  • Conflict of interest of the internal manager or lack of credibility due to known affiliations, prejudices and vested interests.
CWI helps organizations give stakeholders access to a simple and effective reporting system enabling them to cut across reporting hierarchies and securely communicate their concerns with the organization.
Who can participate in the Corporate Whistleblower Initiative?
Reasons why people generally do not report
Why should your organization join CWI?
Why use the CWI Portal for internal whistleblowing?
Anonymous Reporting
How should reports be processed?
Making CWI work
Benefits of Registration
5 Steps towards better Corporate Governance
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