byMark Lowers | February 26, 2015

  Managers in every organization are responsible for achieving the objectives identified in their organizations’ strategic plan. We commonly think of these as positive outcomes, such as increasing sales, maximizing profits, expanding market share, and the like. But outstanding…

byMark Lowers | January 28, 2015

  Your risk management strategy sends signals to internal stakeholders, customers, partners, investors, the public at large, and sometimes a courtroom about what’s important to your organization. A visible, well-designed risk management plan tells people that you are serious…

byMark Lowers | December 17, 2014

The evidence is that organizational fraud occurs at a startling rate and at great cost. Fraudsters can occupy positions at any level and in any kind of organization, finding creative ways to enrich themselves at the expense of the…

byRobert Osborne | July 29, 2014

There have been concerns and debates over the accuracy and validity of polygraph results, written honesty tests, psychological testing, etc. over the years and it will undoubtedly continue. One issue surrounding the controversy is the fact that individual results…

byVince Pascarella | January 29, 2014

Each is an Avoidable Human Capital Risk. At first glance three recent news stories seem completely unrelated: a USA Today article about thefts from a trust fund; NBC News stories (here and here) about deaths from a building collapse;…