Wise Workplace Investigations

August 2012

  • News
  • Latest updates on Cognitive Interviewing
  • Fraud prevention
  • What's On 
  • We want your feedback!


BOOK Launch

Investigative Interviewing: A guide for workplace investigators by Harriet Stacey and Alison Page was launched in Sydney last week at the Grace Hotel.

The book covers all aspects of workplace interviewing techniques including PEACE, Cognitive Interviewing techniques and interviewing respondents – with useful planning tools and tips on how to ask questions.

The "book provides practitioners with highly relevant information to enable them to interview more effectively in workplace investigations” - Professor Ray Bull DSc, FAPS, FBPsS.

The book is available for purchase online by clicking here

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WISE exhibiting at HORIZON

14th World Human Resources Congress in Melbourne 25-27 September 2012

WISE will be exhibiting once again at the AHRI event giving us a great opportunity to talk to HR leaders about their issues and needs. If you are attending the event please pop in and say hello. We will be launching our new look brand, so look carefully - we are turning hot pink and steel grey!

To find out more click here.

Latest updates on Cognitive Interviewing

Summary of Dr. Becky Milne’s Masterclass held on 10 August 2012.

On Friday 10 August Dr. Becky Milne, Director of the Centre of Forensic Interviewing and Reader in Forensic Psychology at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth in the UK spoke to an audience of 45 workplace investigators about witness memory and the Cognitive Interview approach to obtaining witness recall....

For a full summary click here...

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Your staff, your number one enemy and your front line defence against FRAUD!

A recent Fraud and Corruption Prevention conference in Sydney last month highlighted the key concepts behind any fraud prevention framework:

Surveys conducted in Australia and oversees consistently show that over half of all money lost to fraud is committed by employees...

Click here for full article...

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What's on

WISE Training for October and November 2012

We have a number of training courses coming up in the next few months.

Conducting Workplace Investigations (Advanced)

When: 10-12 October 2012
Where: NSW
When: 26-28 November 2012
Where: ACT

Introduction to Conducting Workplace Investigations

When: 23-24 October 2012
Where: Sydney, NSW

Conducting Workplace Investigations (HR Basics)

When: 2 November 2012
Where: ACT

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Natural Justice and Procedural Fairness Seminar

Date: 29 August 2012
Time: 2pm - 5.15pm
Where: Brisbane

Jo Kamira, Principal of WISE Workplace Investigations will be presenting a session on Natural Justice and Procedural Fairness at the half day seminar Workplace Investigations chaired by Anna Faoagali. The Seminar series hosted by legalwise seminars.

Click here to download the full brochure

Multiple Complaints against an Employee: Enhancing Psychological Safety

Date: 5 September 2012
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Place: Brisbane  

This seminar is hosted by Private-Mediation, presented by Dr Danica Hooper PhD Org. Psych., Cert IV Training and Workplace Assessment, MAPS,COP,CAHRI.

The presentation looks at the steps that organisations can take to enhance the psychological safety of individuals involved in difficult conflicts.

For more details and registration please click here

ICAC National Investigations Symposium 2012

When: 7 - 9 November 2012
Where: Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific

Registrations are open for the 9th National Investigations Symposium (NIS). This biennial event for public sector investigators and complaint-handlers is run by the ICAC, NSW Ombudsman and the Institute of Public Administration Australia (NSW Division). It provides a unique forum for public officials to increase their investigative knowledge, skills and techniques.

Click here for more information and to register...

We want your feedback!

It is important for Wise Workplace Investigations to gain feedback from everything we do - we would welcome your comments on this newsletter - particularly with regard to what you wish to see in future issues.

Please email us with any comments or questions you may have!

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