March 30, 2014

American Center for Government Auditing: A Platform for Guardians of Public Trust

Government auditors often don’t get the respect they deserve. Not only do they contend with notoriously tight budgets and limited staff, but they also work in […]
March 23, 2014

10 Vital Lessons From the Audit Trail

Over the years, I have sought to use this blog to offer critical imperatives that I believe internal auditors needed to address. Sometimes, these were strategic. […]
March 17, 2014

The Amazing Growth of Internal Auditing in the Middle East

I am posting my blog this week from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, where I am addressing IIA–UAE’s 15th Annual Regional Internal Audit Conference. In […]
March 10, 2014

Five Things the Audit Committee Won’t Tell Internal Audit

Most audit executives work hard to develop open relationships with their audit committee members. The effort generally pays off. Regardless of how hard we work at […]
March 3, 2014

Being the Corporate Conscience: Where Are the Boundaries?

My colleague and fellow InternalAuditorOnline blogger Norman Marks recently wrote that “Internal Auditors Should Be Brave,” meaning they should not hesitate to speak up about the […]