To catch a corporate thief

Gilmore, Carol B.
January 1982
Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Winter82, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p35
Academic Journal
Offers advice to employers on coping with a problem concerning employee theft. Percentage of all business failures each year caused by the expenses incurred by employee dishonesty, according to the United States Chamber of Commerce; Forms of employee theft; Significance of non-disclosure agreement.


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