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NCJ Number: 40815 Find in a Library
Title: ORGANIZING FOR RETAIL LOSS PREVENTION
Journal: SECURITY WORLD  Volume:14  Issue:4  Dated:(APRIL 1977)  Pages:46-47,64
Author(s): R W OTIS
Corporate Author: Security World Publishing Co, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 3
Sponsoring Agency: Security World Publishing Co, Inc
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: TWO PRINCIPLES ARE BASIC TO REDUCING SHRINKAGE (INTERNAL THEFT, SHOPLIFTING, PAPERWORK ERRORS) IN RETAIL CHAIN OPERATIONS - PROPER ORGANIZATION AND EFFECTIVE GUIDELINES TO CONTROL EMPLOYEE CONDUCT AND JOB PERFORMANCE.
Abstract: TO MORE EFFECTIVELY DIRECT THE ACTIVITIES OF THE CORPORATION TO A MORE PRODUCTIVE LEVEL, AND SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE LOSSES THROUGH SHRINKAGE, CERTAIN MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS SHOULD BE PLACED UNDER THE DIRECTION OF A CORPORATE LEVEL OFFICER. THIS EXECUTIVE SHOULD BE CHARGED WITH THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE LONG RANGE PLANNING AND SUPERVISION OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF LOSS PREVENTION, PERSONNEL, ASSOCIATE TRAINING, CUSTOMER SERVICE, AND THE INVESTIGATION OF INTERNAL THEFT. THE COMMUNICATION OF METHODS OF SHORTAGE CONTROL THROUGHOUT THE CHAIN, BY MEANS OF WELL-PLANNED AND WRITTEN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, WILL ALSO ENSURE THAT BUSINESS IS CONDUCTED AT ALL BRANCH STORES IN THE DESIRED MANNER.
Index Term(s): Business security; Crime prevention measures; Employee theft; Shoplifting
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