Candor, Integrity Violations, and Whistle Blowing

In our readings this week, we explored a number of topics related to building a culture of trust and transparency and in managing confidential information in the face of potential integrity violations.

Find an article in the WSJ about a scandal from the last 12 months related to an ethical violation. Provide the URL in your response.
Discuss what the company did right and what they could have done better.
What was the impact to the business? Were there any financial repercussions? Was anyone terminated?
What do you think the role of HR should have been in supporting business leaders in dealing with this scandal?

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