June 26, 2017

For Internal Audit – Is the General Counsel Friend or Foe?

In a recent blog, I explored some of the sources of tension between internal audit and management. One member of the management team with whom internal […]
June 19, 2017

Management vs Internal Audit: 5 Frequent Sources of Tension

In an ideal world, management and internal audit stand together in a common pursuit to strengthen their organization’s risk management, internal controls, and governance processes. For […]
June 12, 2017

Ford’s and GM’s Fortunes Offer Lessons for Internal Audit

American business icons General Motors Corp. (GM) and Ford Motor Co. recently have traveled divergent roads. While GM has seen a resurgence in the past three years, Ford’s weak stock […]
June 5, 2017

Forecasting Risks: Internal Auditors and Approaching Storms

It is a truism among internal auditors that explaining what we do as a profession often leaves the uninformed confused. So, it was a pleasant surprise […]