We have written often, and at length, about the imperative of taking a holistic approach to Corporate Governance, and that balancing the interests of primary stakeholders in formulating the Goal of the organisation is key to this. In UK company law, we can see that this is now effectively explicit in the statutory duties of directors.
Whistleblowing is encouraged. If organisations followed our approach to corporate governance and surveyed stakeholders regularly it wouldn’t be necessary, but lots of them don’t, so arguably it is necessary. Either way, whistleblowing consequences are damaging for both parties.