“The ‘800 pound gorilla is an expression often used to describe a person or organization that is so powerful that it can act without regard for the rights of others or established principles and rules. I have tweaked this metaphor into a more positive concept. Let’s take a look my 800 lb. Friendly Gorilla.
The 800 lb. Friendly Gorilla is friendly and proactive. It promotes the interests of its organization in a positive manner. It generates effective communication between all members of its organization. The 800 lb. Friendly Gorilla has power, but its job is to ensure that people in an organization follow the rules.
Learn more about the 800 lb. Friendly Gorilla in Joe’s new book Detecting Fraud in Organizations from Wiley.