Best-Laid Plans: Can Whistleblowing on Project Problems Be Encouraged?

Waples, Christopher J.; Culbertson, Satoris S.
May 2011
Academy of Management Perspectives;May2011, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p80
Academic Journal
The article focuses on research into the factors that influence whistleblowing on problem projects. It states that once projects have been approved, executives often reply on reports from project managers or team leaders in guiding long-term decisions. It mentions that researchers gathered data from 132 information technology project managers to determine what would influence decisions on reporting major problems in projects. It comments that trust in supervisors and the historical responsiveness of management increased intentions in reporting problems.


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