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  • Whistleblowing — Hinweisgeber oder Whistleblower (abgeleitet von der englischen Redewendung „to blow the whistle on someone“, zu deutsch „jemanden verpfeifen“) bezeichnet einen Informanten, der Missstände, illegales Handeln (z. B. Korruption, Insiderhandel) oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • whistleblowing — /ˈwɪsəlbloʊɪŋ/ (say wisuhlblohing) noun the activity of blowing the whistle on or exposing the corrupt practices of others …   Australian-English dictionary

  • whistleblowing — whist|le|blow|ing sb. (fk.) (det at en medarbejder informerer om ulovlige forhold i fx en organisation) …   Dansk ordbog

  • Whistleblowing — Whistle|blo|w|ing, das; [s], s (Aufdeckung von Missständen [in Unternehmen, Behörden o. Ä.]) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Department of Defense Whistleblower Program — Aircraft procurement whistleblowing launched the modern Defense whistleblower program. The Department of Defense Whistleblower Program enables, in part, the federal mission of protecting whistleblowers by committing the Inspector General of the U …   Wikipedia

  • Whistleblower — Ein Whistleblower (vom Englischen to blow the whistle; auf Deutsch wörtlich: „die Pfeife blasen“) bzw. Hinweisgeber ist ein Informant, der Missstände wie illegales Handeln (z. B. Korruption, Insiderhandel und Menschenrechtsverletzungen) oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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