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Downsizing, corporate security, and loss prevention

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Matthew B. Robinson Ph.D., Professor (Creator)
Institution
Appalachian State University (ASU )
Web Site: http://www.library.appstate.edu/

Abstract: This study reports findings from a survey of international security executives of major corporations which examined the effects of corporate reengineering (downsizing) on corporate loss prevention initiatives, loss prevention budgets, attitudes of employees regarding loss prevention guidelines and downsizing, actual incidents of criminal losses to corporations, and general morale of corporate employees. Findings suggest that downsizing is a common practice within the sample of corporations and some of the perceived effects of downsizing on crime prevention budgets and initiatives by corporate security executives are negative.

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Publication
Robinson, Matthew B. and Alejandro del Carmen. (1999). Downsizing, corporate security, and loss prevention, International Journal of Risk, Security, and Crime Prevention 12, 2: 27-37. Version of record published by Elsevier
Language: English
Date: 1999
Keywords
downsizing, re-engineering, security, crime prevention