Fear of Retaliation and Its Negative Impact
Participants in a Chicago roundtable explored the underlying issues that affect organizations’ internal “whistleblower” programs. Harold Silverman, CIA, QIAL, CPA, CISA, CRMA, vice president of internal audit at The Wendy’s Company, led the Anti-Fraud Collaboration program discussion, which looked at persistent problems related to actual or perceived employee retaliation. The program took place Oct. 12 at the Deloitte training center in Chicago. The Anti-Fraud Collaboration, which promotes integrity in financial reporting, was created in collaboration with the Center for Audit Quality, Financial Executives International, The Institute of Internal Auditors and the National Association of Corporate Directors. To learn more, visit www.antifraudcollaboration.org.