The Cairnes School/Whitaker Institute Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series continued on Wednesday 23 October with Kate Kenny, Professor of Business and Society. Professor Kenny explored the question ‘What role does ethics play in business practice, in Ireland and internationally?’ in the form of a conversation with John Devitt, Chief Executive and Founder of Transparency Ireland. She discussed insights from over ten years’ research into this question, with a focus on speak-up and whistleblowing. In her conversation with John, Professor Kenny spoke about some famous cases of whistleblowing as well as a new EU whistleblowing directive which promises major changes for Irish organisations in the public and private sectors. Professor Kenny identified resulting impacts, challenges and opportunities for organisations and citizens in Ireland, based on international experiences.
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