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Do Codes of Conduct work? Misconduct, Fraud and Ethics.

In a recent interview I talked about internal controls and ethics and referred to Wells Fargo as an example of the implementation of a Code of Conduct which did not result in the desired ethical behaviour. 668 more words

Ethics

Tone at the Top

Tone at the top is a very interesting predicament for management.  It means to create an environment where illicit activity is not only frowned upon but constantly discouraged by the upper management of an organization.  347 more words

Accounting

Making a hash of hash

“Hashing” a document has been a lynch pin of document security for most of the digital age.  It uses an algorithm to create a unique identifier for a digital document.  49 more words

Risk

Internal Controls - Cash Receipting

Internal controls are an important part of any business, regardless of the size or type of business you  run. Cash is inherently risky because it is easy to take, in high demand, and not readily identifiable to the business. 553 more words

Cash Receipts

The Perfect Storm: Lack of Internal Controls & Financial Pressures

According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) 2016 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, an organization’s lack of internal controls is the number one weakness contributing to fraud; while living beyond one’s means is the number one behavioral red flag of employees engaging in fraudulent activities. 227 more words

Internal Controls