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tips.jpgResearchers measured the impact of theft and sales tracking software at 392 unnamed "casual dining" chain restaurants in 39 states. The result: "[A]fter installing the monitoring software, the revenue per restaurant increased by an average of $2,982 a week, or about 7 percent... The impact, the researchers say, came not from firing workers engaged in theft, but mostly from their changed behavior." [Bits/NYT]
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