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How People Rationalize Fraud

How People Rationalize Fraud

 If you ask people whether they think stealing is wrong, most of them would answer yes. And yet, in 2013, organizations all over the world lost an estimated total of $3.7 trillion to fraud. This presentation explains how the fraud triangle, (developed by criminologist Donald Cressey) can help us understand how seemingly good people can make unethical decisions in their daily lives.  Published June, 2015. ...

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Dr. L Blue
Dr. L Blue (Faculty)
6 days ago
This animated video is eye-catching and memorable. In teaching a topic, such as fraud, it can be overwhelming, especially when professors are introducing the topic during a class lecture. This video shares some useful information for students to takeaway (3) meaningful aspects - 1) Pressure, 2) Opportunity, and 3) Rationalization. Kelly Richmond Pope introduced a great way to create discussion and possible desire to explore fraud from the legal consideration, financial viewpoint, and consequences of it. Students will hopefully get excited to learn more about "real" fraudulent cases, such as Enron. Great teaching technique!
Time spent reviewing site: 1 hour
Ibidunni Osundare
Ibidunni Osundare (Teacher (K-12))
16 weeks ago
Thanks for joining in Merlot’s presentation in the past week. Pictorial videos could find a company that works on securing foundations of Triangle from attentive responsibility. The careful selections are which the companies until Triangle’s hidden. Thanks for enjoyable, authentic approaches.
Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes
Ryan Dexter Rahon
Ryan Dexter Rahon (Faculty)
23 weeks ago
The video was presented in an interesting way. Even though it is short, it is quite informative.
Rebecca Bogie
Rebecca Bogie (Faculty)
1 year ago
This video's animation is engaging and makes the three facets of the fraud triangle more memorable. The length and level of the video is appropriate for an introduction to the topic or a refresher.
Cathy Swift
Cathy Swift (Administrator)
2 years ago
This is a short video that explains the 3 parts of the fraud triangle. It is very clever and helps people understand how easily they can slip into fraudulent situations. Could play this video in class and have a discussion about it when covering fraud
Time spent reviewing site: 15 minutes