Positive Work Environment

Fraud Prevention Tip #7: Build a Positive Work Environment

Here are nine things every employee expects and deserves when they come to work. These are the essentials of a positive environment, and they are the checklist items I use in my consulting work when I evaluate whether the environment is positive and supportive, or negative or in need of an overhaul. As you review […]

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Fraud Prevention Tip #6: Blow-Up Flawed Beliefs

Fraud Prevention Tip #6: Blow-Up Flawed Beliefs

Just before lunch at a full-day Fraud Risk Management Skills training program, Jackie raised her hand. And boy did she raise a tough point! All she said was, “Most of our managers simply don’t believe we have a problem with fraud. They believe that’s a problem other companies have. Not us. What can we do […]

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core infrastructure of a comprehensive Anti-Fraud Campaign

Fraud Prevention Tip #5: Build Out the Anti-Fraud Core Infrastructure

Okay, so you’re off to a good start. You’ve recruited your CEO and they have agreed to be both visible and vocal in support of the Anti-Fraud Campaign you initiated. You’ve also updated your organization’s Code of Conduct so that it now includes answers to the real-world situations employees encounter and requires an annual sign-off […]

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Boss in his office reading newspaper - the business section

Fraud Prevention Tip #2: Fight Through What Holds You Back

As CFO for his $3 billion company, David has a lot on his plate. Rapid growth, thin controls in new overseas markets, monthly and quarterly reporting deadlines, and overseeing a staff of over 75. Fact is he just never gets time to actively address fraud risks. He knows he should. But so far his efforts […]

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fraud investigation

Fraud Prevention Tip #1: Eight Fundamentals of Fraud Risk Management

Every leader in every business, education, government and not-for-profit organization has at least one thing on common. They all want to prevent fraud from happening on their watch. To build, implement and sustain an effective Anti-Fraud Campaign, here are eight ideas to increase your odds of success. Strong Prevention Controls – Formal procedures and daily […]

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