Tag: employee theft
To master deductive reasoning and investigation, you need to develop key skills like meticulous observation, scenario visualization, critical thinking, and calculated intuition.
LP problems such as employee theft are still prevalent and may even be growing worse due to an increase in the general havoc of the modern retail store.
The protection of company assets in the small office is normally very informal and left to the honesty of the employees. Unfortunately, this is not always effective and appropriate.
When trying to obtain the truth from a dishonest employee or other interview, we typically see five types of lies. Here they are.
There are many ways your employees can steal from you. From the “borrowing” of office supplies to overreporting of hours, there’s no one with greater opportunity to help themselves to your company assets.
There has been a sharp drop in crime during stay-at-home directives and social isolation. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said his city hasn’t...
It is rare for an associate to be caught the first time they engage in dishonest behavior. When a person is caught the very first time they steal, it is likely they have been involved in a pattern of theft activity elsewhere.
This International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Dave Thompson, CFI discussing the importance of rationalizing in the third person. When we rationalize with the subject, what we’re doing is we’re allowing them to save face while we’re showing understanding.
This International Association of Interviewers interview and interrogation training tip provided by Wicklander-Zulawski, has Dave Thompson, CFI, discussing the importance of withholding key evidence during an interview or interrogation. The term "withholding" really means keeping the information within the investigative resources. By not releasing that information to your subject, it gives you several advantages in the conversation.
For those charged with protecting company assets, a couple of recent news items raised red flags about dishonest insiders. Multiple studies underscore the risk from dishonest insiders and found that an important security tactic—the “two-person rule”—isn’t always enough. The research also provide insights into how employees rationalize dishonest behavior.