Whistleblowing; Fraud; Whistleblower; Theory of Planned Behavior; Retaliation

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Muhamad Naufal, Alfira Sofia, Ida Farida Adi Prawira, & R. Nelly Nur Apandi. (2019). EXPLORING THE WHISTLEBLOWING INTENTION. Asia Proceedings of Social Sciences, 5(1), 75-80. https://doi.org/10.31580/apss.v5i1.1094


This study’s goal is to understand how individual and situational factors influencing the employee’s psychological condition, which can impact the decision in conducting whistleblowing. This research type is descriptive qualitative. This study sample was the senior year students in the city of Bandung, Indonesia, who were undergoing the internship process with the purposive sampling sample collection technique. This research shows that employee sights materiality and advantages by doing the whistleblowing. Even if their whistleblowing result is not a success and gets the consequences, but they believe that they had done something right by doing the whistleblowing because of their moral responsibility. Through this research, organizations can get a new perspective in preparing a whistleblowing system, culture, and atmosphere that is suitable for whistleblowers so that the company will be more protected from possible frauds. This study has limitations on the theory used in looking at aspects that affect individuals in conducting whistleblowing. This research can be developed by looking at other elements that are also related to determining an individual’s intention in doing whistleblowing since human is a complex creature. Also, different participants in the research would give the possibility of different answers to this study.



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