Investigations in the Workplace, Second Edition



"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

ISBN 978-1-439-81480-2
Hardcover, 603 PAGES

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