August 31, 2015

To Audit Emerging Risks, We May Have to Leave Our Comfort Zone

From the very beginning of our careers in internal auditing, most of us are trained to audit a handful of “core” risks. We rapidly become comfortable […]
August 24, 2015

When Culture Is the Culprit: Lessons From Toshiba, Hertz, and FIFA

In the past few weeks, I have written about governance failings that came to light at three disparate organizations — Toshiba, Hertz, and FIFA. These cases, […]
August 17, 2015

6 Defining Events in an Internal Audit Career

In a few days, I will celebrate a personal milestone. It was August 1975 when I graduated from college and took my first job as an […]
August 11, 2015

Bipartisanship Comes Naturally When Audit and Investigative Independence Are at Stake

There have been few victories of late for supporters of bipartisan governing in Washington, D.C. The often rancorous relationship between the two major parties has redefined congressional […]
August 3, 2015

Hertz: Was the CEO the Only One at the Wheel?

Filings required by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are always important documents for investors and analysts, but rarely are they must reads.  However, the recent […]