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Understanding the knowledge gaps in whistleblowing and speaking up in health care: narrative reviews of the research literature and formal inquiries, a legal analysis and stakeholder interviews (2018)
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Mannion, R., Blenkinsopp, J., Powell, M., McHale, J., Millar, R., Snowden, N., & Davies, H. (2018). Understanding the knowledge gaps in whistleblowing and speaking up in health care: narrative reviews of the research literature and formal inquiries, a legal analysis and stakeholder interviews. Health Services and Delivery Research, 6(30), 1-190. https://doi.org/10.3310/hsdr06300

Background There is compelling evidence to suggest that some (or even many) NHS staff feel unable to speak up, and that even when they do, their organisation may respond inappropriately. Methods The study comprised four distinct but interlocking... Read More about Understanding the knowledge gaps in whistleblowing and speaking up in health care: narrative reviews of the research literature and formal inquiries, a legal analysis and stakeholder interviews.

Transparency is in the eye of the beholder: the effects of identity and negative perceptions on ratings of transparency via surveys (2016)
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Park, H., & Blenkinsopp, J. (2017). Transparency is in the eye of the beholder: the effects of identity and negative perceptions on ratings of transparency via surveys. International review of administrative sciences, 83(1_suppl), 177-194. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020852315615197

© 2016, © The Author(s) 2016. Surveys are a commonly used means of measuring transparency levels, but they are potentially vulnerable to perceptual biases. This study sought to examine perceptual differences by the respondents’ identities as general... Read More about Transparency is in the eye of the beholder: the effects of identity and negative perceptions on ratings of transparency via surveys.

What about leadership? Comment on "Cultures of silence and cultures of voice: the role of whistleblowing in healthcare organisations" (2015)
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Blenkinsopp, J., & Snowden, N. (2016). What about leadership? Comment on "Cultures of silence and cultures of voice: the role of whistleblowing in healthcare organisations". International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 5(2), 125-127. https://doi.org/10.15171/ijhpm.2015.193

In their valuable discussion of whistleblowing in healthcare organisations Mannion and Davies highlight the importance of organisational culture in influencing whether people raise concerns, and whether these concerns are listened to and acted upon.... Read More about What about leadership? Comment on "Cultures of silence and cultures of voice: the role of whistleblowing in healthcare organisations".

Evaluating a visual timeline methodology for appraisal and coping research (2012)
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Mazzetti, A., & Blenkinsopp, J. (2012). Evaluating a visual timeline methodology for appraisal and coping research. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 85(4), 649-665. doi:10.1111/j.2044-8325.2012.02060.x

Theoretical models of stress have become increasingly sophisticated, recognizing the importance of context and history, yet the principal data‐gathering method used by researchers remains the self‐report questionnaire, a method which is conspicuously... Read More about Evaluating a visual timeline methodology for appraisal and coping research.

Acceptability of workplace bullying: A comparative study on six continents (2011)
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Power, J. L., Brotheridge, C. M., Blenkinsopp, J., Bowes-Sperry, L., Bozionelos, N., Buzády, Z., …Nnedumm, A. U. O. (2013). Acceptability of workplace bullying: A comparative study on six continents. Journal of business research, 66(3), 374-380. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2011.08.018

This paper is the first to explore the impact of culture on the acceptability of workplace bullying and to do so across a wide range of countries. Physically intimidating bullying is less acceptable than work related bullying both within groups of si... Read More about Acceptability of workplace bullying: A comparative study on six continents.

Whistleblowing as planned behavior - a survey of South Korean police officers (2008)
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Park, H., & Blenkinsopp, J. (2009). Whistleblowing as planned behavior - a survey of South Korean police officers. Journal of business ethics, 85(4), 545-556. doi:10.1007/s10551-008-9788-y

This article explores the relevance of the Theory of Planned Behavior to whistleblowing research, and considers whether its widely tested validity as a model of the link between attitudes, intention, and behavior might make it an appropriate candidat... Read More about Whistleblowing as planned behavior - a survey of South Korean police officers.

Cultural orientation and attitudes toward different forms of whistleblowing: a comparison of South Korea, Turkey, and the U.K. (2007)
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Park, H., Blenkinsopp, J., Oktem, M. K., & Omurgonulsen, U. (2008). Cultural orientation and attitudes toward different forms of whistleblowing: a comparison of South Korea, Turkey, and the U.K. Journal of business ethics, 82(4), (929-939). doi:10.1007/s10551-007-9603-1. ISSN 0167-4544

This article reports the findings of a cross-cultural study that explored the relationship between nationality, cultural orientation, and attitudes toward different ways in which an employee might blow the whistle. The study investigated two question... Read More about Cultural orientation and attitudes toward different forms of whistleblowing: a comparison of South Korea, Turkey, and the U.K..


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