Strategies to Prevent and Detect Occupational Fraud in Small Retail Businesses

Marquita V Davis, David Harris
2020 International Journal of Applied Management and Technology  
The objective of this multiple case study was to explore internal control strategies owners of small retail businesses in southeastern Pennsylvania used to prevent and detect occupational fraud. The results of this study indicated that there are areas for action that owners of small retail businesses could take to prevent and detect occupational fraud. Strategies business owners could implement to protect their businesses from occupational fraud include monitoring, employee identity documents
more » ... dentity documents to track employee activity, separation of duties, and communication with employees. Small business owners serve their communities by focusing on wealth distribution, including donations to local charities that foster economic stability with positive effects on society.
doi:10.5590/ijamt.2020.19.1.04 fatcat:g4rr6kvbyfahljae7wwzlbshm4