Creative Thinking

“Detecting fraud in organizations requires an Albert Einstein level of thinking. Albert Einstein once said that “Problems cannot be solved at the same level of thinking that created them.”  We believe that if you want to detect fraud you need to replicate the thinking of the fraudsters but you also need to break away from the traditional controls and rules oriented thinking and start approaching fraud in a more creative manner.  By using your imagination and creative thinking you can make sense of the often bizarre world of fraud.  Fraud detection does not depend on highly complex formulas or theories. Deterring and detecting fraud requires people who can look at things from different perspectives, shifting away from the traditional paradigms.”


Excerpt from Joe’s Upcoming book Detecting Fraud in Organizations from Wiley