When it comes to effective internal whistleblower hotlines, silence is never a sign of success. It is usually a sign that the compliance program, and its internal reporting systems, are not resonating with employees and is therefore, not effective. In these cases, we have to ask ourselves why?
That recent academic research finding that strong internal reporting correlates to better business outcomes is welcome news for corporate compliance professionals, with all sorts of implications for how to run a compliance program smartly.
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