Privileged Communications Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Privileged Communications
This paper discusses privileged communications from the point of view of related ethical issues.
# 123970 | 1,250 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (Human Resources) , Philosophy (Ethics) , Communication (General) , Ethics (General)

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In this article, the writer considers the ethical issues surrounding privileged communications, the damage that might be done, and different possibilities to mitigate the problem. The writer considers the specific case of an in-house counsel and whistle-blowing at Stolt-Nielsen.

From the Paper:

"Within any company there are certain individuals who are privy to confidential and proprietary information which if disclosed could cause the company harm. In most cases such information contains competitive advantage such as strategic plans or financial information. In other cases however the employee may have knowledge of ethically questionable or even illegal acts. When this knowledge comes about as the result of access to information which is generally held to be confidential and when the employee is bound by confidentiality agreements that are either stated or ..."

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