Zheng Liu and Alice de Jonge
The Role of Trust in Managerial Forensics
Trust is a broad yet complicated concept, which requires a deep understanding of human experience, psychological factors, and social forces. With globalization and increasing reliance on communication technologies such as the Internet, more and more companies are realizing the importance of trust in reputation building, the maintenance of collaborator relationships, value chain coordination, and risk management. In fact, trust is like a hidden asset, allowing companies to develop internal capabilities and external alliances to achieve competitive advantage.
Trust lies at the very heart of managerial forensics. ...