Posts tagged ‘retail’

 

Small database of fraud and embezzlement cases for 2012

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fraud database 6-18-2012 Just for fun, I’ve started pulling stories of fraud and embezzlement from the internet and logging them into an Excel spreadsheet. These are all within the last 6 months. I’m trying to limit the selection to 2012 so it’s current. I started with only 22 records, but I will continue to work […]

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Performing Cost Recovery Audits, Adding Value and Having Fun

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As any kind of employee anywhere, it is always a good idea to keep track yourself of just exactly what value you add to your company or organization. This doesn’t have to be translated into dollars, although dollars are a common currency of relative value. For any type of nonprofit organization, the worth could be […]

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Who is in charge here?

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I worked for a supermarket company that also owned a chain of pharmacy stores. We could never understand why, within the same company, one side, the supermarkets, were so well run, and the other, the drug stores, were so poorly run. I say poorly, but I suppose that’s relative. They were still probably better managed […]

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Skimming from the Man

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This is a true story. All my stories are true. Someone I know owns a coffee shop. I went into the shop one day for a simple cup of coffee. The cashier rang up a no sale, made change from the drawer, and then, much to my surprise and amazement, immediately dropped a penny in […]

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