Chambers on Internal Audit

December 30, 2019

Final Reflections on Internal Audit’s Decade of Progress

In the past 10 years, many significant events have occurred that have dramatically altered the risk landscape that internal auditors must navigate. From strict new post-financial […]
December 23, 2019

10 Internal Audit Thought Leaders of the Decade

These last few weeks of the year, we are seeing a variety of Top 10 lists looking back over the decade. Not to be left out, […]
December 16, 2019

​From the Epicenter of Corporate Governance, Internal Audit Exposes Weaknesses

It is not often when a new report reveals information that is truly startling or exposes a previously unknown wrinkle to an area as well studied […]
December 9, 2019

​My Top Internal Audit Blog Posts of 2019: Self-awareness and a Little Humor

For the past three years, I have reviewed my most-popular blog posts to seek insight into what appeals most to my readers. In 2019, with more […]
November 25, 2019

​IIA Takes a Principled View of Corporate Governance

For the better part of a decade, corporate scandals have emerged with embarrassing regularity. Whether involving circumventing regulations, financial misstatements, or executive misbehavior, each is a […]
November 18, 2019

Keeping an Eye on Culture Using New IIA Guidance

One of the most valuable services The IIA provides is developing thought leadership that offers insight and foresight for internal audit practitioners. Such content is the […]
November 12, 2019

Enforce or Enlighten? This Should Not Be a Dilemma for Internal Audit

I have lost count of the number of times in my career when I heard someone refer to internal auditors as “corporate police” who hide behind […]
November 4, 2019

The Road Ahead for Internal Audit: 5 Bold Predictions for the 2020s

Internal auditing has a long history of successfully pivoting to meet the growing and changing needs of its stakeholders. From its transition to risk-based auditing in […]
October 28, 2019

Internal Auditing and the Public Good

Regular readers of my blog understand the emphasis I place on internal audit’s role in helping organizations achieve their objectives. It is integral to the Definition […]
October 21, 2019

​When Boards Are Surprised, Who’s at Fault?

The number of shocking corporate scandals that have damaged major corporations reads like part of a top 10 list of news events from the past decade […]