July 24, 2012

”We Are Here to Help You”: Managing Relationships With Skeptical Clients

​“We are here to help you!” This phrase seems so innocent, but at The IIA’s recent International Conference in Boston, I once again heard those six little […]
July 17, 2012

Internal Audit as a Pipeline of Talent

The concept of rotational internal audit staffing is not new. General Electric’s internal audit function, for example, has employed a purely rotational model and served as […]
July 2, 2012

Credibility: The Secret Weapon of Internal Audit Effectiveness

As a young auditor, nothing was more frustrating to me than presenting a great audit recommendation or new idea to an audit client (or “auditee” as […]