Research into fraud points finger at middle managers
- The billion dollar paper clip. Wells, Joseph T. // Internal Auditor;Oct94, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p32
Focuses on the practice of pilferage by employees in the workplace. Three basic types of pilferers; Controlling pilferage; Realistic policies; Negative reinforcement; Communicating clearly; Hiring practices; Honesty and drug testing; Perception of detection; Positive reinforcement.
- Business' $400 billion theft problem. Pedone, Rose-Robin // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);07/06/98, Vol. 45 Issue 27, p1B
Focuses on the problem of employee theft affecting companies in the United States. Estimated amount lost by companies as a result of employee theft; Total amount of taken by the typical male thief; Comparison to the amount taken by a typical woman thief; Profile of companies where most costly...
- `What you don't know about employee theft will hurt you'. Henry, Jack // National Petroleum News;Apr94, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p49
Part 1. Provides information on employee theft. Dateline; Facts from a survey published in `Theft Trax'; Survey by Security Training Corp.; Percentage of employee education of the effort in effective loss-prevention systems; Importance of the follow-through of loss-prevention systems.
- Trust remains barrier in spotting employee theft. Abcede, Angel // National Petroleum News;Jul94, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p30
Reports on the problem of employee theft in businesses in the United States. Spotting employee theft; Statistics on employee theft in 1993; Reasons why people steal; Automation problem; Awareness of employee theft. INSET: Why people steal..
- Stop, thief. Fitzpatrick, Doreen D. // Westchester County Business Journal;9/4/95, Vol. 34 Issue 36, p13
Focuses on employees theft in businesses in the United States Use of fidelity bonds in corporate insurance programs as a safety measure; Reason on why employees steal from their employers; Computer chip warehouse or distribution centers as more susceptible than other types of business; Need for...
- To catch a thief. van de Vliet, Anita // Management Today;Oct95, p70
Focuses on the cases of employee theft in Great Britain. British companies' lack of a system to record information on internal theft; Vulnerability of all sectors of industry to fraud and theft; Attitudes of the British public towards theft from companies; Motivation behind employee theft.
- Part-time employees' theft packs a punch. Flynn, Gillian // Personnel Journal;Feb95, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p22
Reports on the findings of Reid Psychological Systems' study on the impact of part-time employees' theft. Use of assessment tool designed to identify counterproductive behavior; Comparison of part-timers' theft versus those of their full-time counterparts; Dollar value of merchandise; Combined...
- How to reduce risk of theft by employees. Magnotti, MIke // Wenatchee Business Journal;Jul96, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p30
Provides pointers in reducing risk of employee theft. Estimated losses from employee theft; Screening of potential employees; Policy on employee theft.
- Stop, thief. Bourque III, Arthur J. // National Public Accountant;Sep95, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p32
Gives helpful advice on how to discourage employee theft. Satisfaction of businesses with acceptable amount of shrinkage or loss; Case studies; Steps to eliminate losses by fraud and theft.