EXCELSIOR COLLEGE:BNS301: National Security Ethics and Diversity
M6D1: Loyalty and Whistleblowing
This activity addresses module outcomes 1 & 2. Upon completion of this activity, you will be able to:
The purpose of this activity is to examine the concept of loyalty and its possible extreme of whistleblowing. Can you be both loyal to your organization while also being a whistleblower? This can be a difficult ethical decision as on one hand you need to do what’s right but on the other, being a whistleblower can put you at odds with your co-workers, your boss, or even the United States government. Think through what loyalty means to you and what does it take to be a whistleblower.
Based on the readings and activities for this module, answer the following questions: