7. Whistle-Blowing

  1. Johann Rost and
  2. Robert L. Glass

Published Online: 22 DEC 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch7

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects

How to Cite

Rost, J. and Glass, R. L. (2010) Whistle-Blowing, in The Dark Side of Software Engineering: Evil on Computing Projects, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470909959.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 DEC 2010
  2. Published Print: 7 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470597170

Online ISBN: 9780470909959

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Keywords:

  • whistle-blowing - practical implications, act of exposing a wrong doing;
  • whistle-blowing and software engineering - exposing a wrongdoing in the hope of bringing it to a halt;
  • whistle-blowing, beneficial to societies and their members - like a hazardous product, taken off the market

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Hypothetical Scenario

  • Whistle-Blowing and Software Engineering

  • More Case Studies and Anecdotes

  • References