Your Title Doesn’t Define You

Imagine this scenario: You’re a young gun, hired by Hot, Trendy, Innovative Company, Inc., a big international company with a powerful reputation.  People who work for this company are revered and respected in the space.  You join with your youthful idealism and begin working your way up the corporate ladder.

A few years later, you stumble across information that the company engaged in some improper financial accounting.  Now you’re pondering what your proper course of action should be: Report the bad behavior and risk career reprisals, or forget you saw this and leave the decision for someone else.  Do you think your course of action would be influenced if you had a Hot, Trendy, Innovative Company, Inc. logo on your forearm?