Conducting Workplace Investigations
When to Conduct an Investigation
It is important to understand the kinds of situations or events that should trigger an internal investigation, especially if you are in a decision-making position. These criteria should be part of any policies the organization has concerning employees, and should even be included in an employee handbook or procedures manual.
What follows are some indicators that suggest that an internal investigation might need to be conducted within the organization.
When to Conduct an Internal Review
An internal review is appropriate for the following situations:
• An employee reports a complaint. It is important that every complaint be investigated to determine whether or not there ...