Investigations in the Workplace, Second Edition

  Investigations in the Workplace, Second Edition 


 By Eugene F. Ferraro, CFE, CPP, SPHR 




Investigations in the Workplace, Second Edition provides you with insightful and useful information on the methods and processes for the proper and safe investigation of workplace crime and misconduct. Gleaned from Eugene Ferraro’s nearly three decades of experience, the book is designed for easy reading and use — dispelling common myths and presenting new approaches, methods and strategies.

Revised and updated with more methods, techniques, and case studies, this powerful book also includes new diagrams, checklists and visuals to help you put the material in context and make your investigations soar. Each chapter begins with Key Learning Points and is supplemented with boxed Tips, Traps and Common Mistakes. An exhaustive appendix includes a glossary of common investigative terms, sample surveillance and investigative reports, advice on digital evidence and more.

Investigations in the Workplace, Second Edition:

Examines all types and phases of workplace investigation

Contains stand-alone chapters allowing you to quickly target a particular area or topic

Includes case studies, examples, diagrams, checklists and visuals to help you place the material in context

Provides a list of Key Learning Points at the beginning of each chapter

Supplements each chapter with Tips, Traps and Common Mistakes



Product Details: 

Copyright 2012
ISBN 9781439814802
Hardcover, 603 pages
CRC Press 

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: The Process of Investigation

Chapter 2: The Fundamentals of Fact-Finding

Chapter 3: The Methods of Investigation

Chapter 4: Project Management and Case Development

Chapter 5: Legal Challenges and Litigation Avoidance

Chapter 6: Applied Strategies

Chapter 7: Improving Results

Appendix A: Glossary of Common Investigative Terms and Terminology

Appendix B: Common Mistakes

Appendix C: FCRA Release and Notification

Appendix D: Sample Surveillance Report

Appendix E: Confidential Video Surveillance Report 517

Appendix F: Sample Investigative Report

Appendix G: Sample Postinvestigation Observations and Recommendations

Appendix H: Creating Photographic Evidence Using Conventional Cameras

Appendix I: Federal Laws Prohibiting Job Discrimination