Do you need a whistleblowing system? It's a good question, and one could easily answer it with, nah, not really.
Let's take the headache out of this confusion! Many times, “Code of Ethics” and “Code of Conduct” are used interchangeably. But hold up. There are slight differences. Each has their slight nuance... doesn't everything?
To organizations that want to promote a speak-up culture but don't know how Most of us agree that implementing a whistleblower hotline is a good thing. You can't argue with facts like putting fraud off to another day only increases its damage.
#EnvelopeGate... yes it has its own hashtag Of course something so utterly shocking is going to get its own hashtag.
UBER Denoting an outstanding or supreme example of a particular kind of person or thing. If by outstanding example you mean brushing off numerous [alleged] reports of harassment, discrimination, a toxic culture, and massive favouritism, then yeah, definition covered. That's how it's coming across to an outsider anyway, when a former employee's only audience isn't Uber HR and management itself, but the public and media. Uber, the ride-share company, is in the news again. This time they're scrambling to investigate shocking allegations of sexual harassment reported by a former employee.
Implementing a strong third-party ethics and compliance program with a 24/7/365 anonymous live answer hotline is one of the best tools an organization can utilize to stop unethical behaviour in its tracks.