One in 10 workers surveyed have admitted to stealing something from the office, yet 1/3 of managers have fired an employee for theft. Office supplies account for the loot 15 percent of the time, followed by money at 14 percent, with merchandise third at 11 percent.
Other popular items include:
• co-workers’ belongings
• computer or phone equipment
• office decor (including paintings and plants)
• coffee packets, tea bags and condiments
• toilet paper
• confidential files
• copying, faxing or shipping services for personal use
Ever had something stolen at work?