Not every solution needs to feed into the crime prevention arms race. An important foundation, say researchers and industry experts, is for retailers to assess whether their basic control policies and procedures might be inadvertently contributing to employee dishonesty. Read More
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Compassion can be an important component to assist people when they decide to tell the truth. How might you, as an interviewer, apply compassion to your conversations about employee dishonesty? Read More
In situations where a subject reverts to “I don’t remember,” it is generally a means of defending himself without having to admit to participation in a particular act. Read More
I am constantly on the lookout for research studies conducted on the subject of theft by employees.
A few years ago, I came across a study conducted by Kessler International, a forensic accounting and investigative firm. In a press release from 2013, I found that Kessler had conducted an anonymous survey Read More
Everyone loves to discover new or exclusive products at great prices, particularly when traveling on holiday. The passport to vacation nirvana often begins with the spectacular tax- and duty-free airside emporiums at some of Europe’s biggest airports where products are tax-free for passengers traveling within the EU and duty-free for Read More
By Dan Faketty
I remember walking into the office for the first time. A new company, a new position, a new city. The size of the building and the sophistication of the other associates were somewhat intimidating.
I arrived at 6:00 a.m. sharp to make a good first impression. Soon it was time to Read More
For more than 30 years, I have been researching employee theft, occupational crime, employee dishonesty, and workplace deviance. I peruse scholarly journals and academic publications regularly for research studies that could help us all better understand this phenomenon.
This post features a couple of relevant employee theft articles that may shed Read More
Regional Loss Prevention Manager, LP Innovations, (PA)
The Regional Loss Prevention Manager (RLPM) will conduct investigations in response to exception reports, stores with high shrink percentages, cash shortages, and other loss associated with employee dishonesty. The RLPM will be responsible for quickly identifying losses and developing and implementing a corrective action Read More
By Gary Oberman
For retailers around the globe, one of the greatest sources of loss comes from the inside. The problems of employee dishonesty and payroll fraud are real. According to the Jack L. Hayes International 25th Annual Retail Theft Survey, internal theft issues are increasing at a rate of 5.5 percent every year and Read More
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