James*, a Regional Manager with an Indian multinational firm was elated, having just received his offer letter for an internal transfer overseas. The opportunity not only gave him a sizeable hike from his current salary, but also included perks such as fare for the flight, food and accommodation in his new city. After settling in, … More Uncovering the reality of modern slavery
Any brand that has gone through the peril of having counterfeit products circulated understands that addressing this issue is no mean feat. With the company’s reputation at stake, the task to identify and address this spurious supply can be exhaustive, time-consuming and complex. Counterfeiting can be considered a nightmare for any company, as it has … More On World Anti-Counterfeiting Day 2016 – counterattack counterfeiting
Sustainable profitability is vital in today’s highly competitive business environment. This factor has therefore prompted companies to devise strategies that are in sync with this aim. While profitability has essentially always been a focus, ensuring its existence for the long term is a goal which requires a heightened level of efficiency. This can only be … More Fraud: it is costing you!
A brand is much more than an organisation. It is a perception that has thrived on ethics and earned the trust of the public. Building a successful and reputed brand requires much more than monetary investment. Companies have taken years to build brands and garnered the trust of customers through their untiring effort. Trust is … More Companies face battle on multiple fronts in defending brand value
Consider this – An anonymous whistle-blowing complaint revealed a dubious nexus between a third party vendor and an employee of a manufacturing company. The whistle-blower alleged that spurious products were used in the manufacturing process but the purchase orders were made for branded products. An investigation was conducted which proved that such unethical practices were … More Decrypting the peculiarities of procurement frauds