May 28, 2014

Whose Risk Is It, Anyway? When Management Says ‘No’ to Internal Audit

One of the most frustrating events in my career was one of the first times an internal audit client firmly and repeatedly said “no” to one […]
May 20, 2014

Walking a Tightrope: When Stakeholder Expectations Don’t Align

One of the features that makes internal auditing so valuable to modern enterprises is that we serve multiple stakeholders, including the board, various levels of management, […]
May 12, 2014

For Internal Auditors, Awareness Begins at Home

Most of us in internal audit leadership roles naturally assume that board members and management fully understand our capabilities and appreciate the value that internal audit […]
May 6, 2014

Should We Try to Keep Everyone in Line?

It seems that internal auditors are increasingly hearing from stakeholders who are concerned about a duplication of efforts between internal audit and other oversight functions within […]