Category Archives: Audit

 

PEAS, PICKLES AND TEMPTATION

(Can You Really Trust “Nice” People?) (By Dr. Joseph W. Koletar and Daven Morrison, MD) Since the beginning of time, “shrink” has been a problem for the retail industry. The term refers to goods lost to shoplifting and internal theft. It is generally estimated at about 4 % of potential sales, and presents a significant […]



ON BELIEFS AND BEHAVIOR: HOW TO BE SKEPTICAL

(Note: On June 20, two of our bloggers will be presenting to the 2018 National Consultants’ Conference of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) in Las Vegas. Drs. Daven Morrison and Sridhar Ramamoorti’s presentation is titled, Beliefs, Behaviors, and Fraud in Valuations. It is based on the thoughts presented below.) (By Sri […]

  

Two B4G Principals to Speak At National Forum!

Dr. Sridhar Ramamoorti, ACA, CPA/CITP/CFF/CGMA, CIA, CFE, CFSA, CGAP, CGFM, CRMA, CRP, MAFF, Founding and Managing Principal of Behavioral Forensics GroupTMLLC, has been invited to speak in June at the annual Consultants Conference of the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA), in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dr. Ramamoorti’s presentation is titled, “Beliefs, Behaviors, and […]



WHY EXECUTIVES AND ORGANIZATIONS FAIL

(It is in rewards and compensation systems) (By Dr. Joseph W. Koletar, CFE, Founding Principal of Behavioral Forensics GroupTMLLC) (NOTE: Our previous posting briefly suggests that rewards structures within companies sometimes encourage fraud, especially when business is going bad. This posting by Dr. Koletar picks up where that posting ended by more deeply defining the […]



Behavioral Forensics Group Rides West (NACVA)

Inaugural Education Program for the Behavioral Forensics Group   (Daven Morrison with Jack Bigelow, Vic Hartman and Joe Koletar) Last month we spent a weekend with the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) in San Diego. In our inaugural Behavioral Forensics Group seminar our team had the delightful opportunity to share our concepts and […]