Chambers on Internal Audit

October 15, 2019

​Groundbreaking IIA Report Could Reshape Views on Risk Management

Against a backdrop of numerous high-profile corporate scandals, boards of directors around the world are facing increasing pressure to perform. Activist investors, changes in technology, and […]
October 7, 2019

Ready or Not — Here Come the 2020s

At my age, the dawn of a new decade should not be that big of a deal. After all, the middle of the coming decade will […]
September 30, 2019

​Internal Auditors Must Stand Tall — But Know When to Walk

Global headlines recently noted that the chief audit executive (CAE) of a major publicly traded company had resigned amid questions about the company’s CEO improperly executing […]
September 26, 2019

The Next Big Risk For Internal Audit is Just Around the Corner

Ours is a dynamic profession. Just as internal auditors move from one engagement to the next, the entire profession continually evolves to meet new challenges. A […]
September 19, 2019

When It Comes to Internal Audit Principles — The Stand Must Be Complete

In my previous blog post, I explored half of The IIA’s Core Principles in relation to the recent release of a new Practice Guide, “Demonstrating the […]
September 16, 2019

Internal Auditors Should Stand on Principles

“The intelligent have plans; the wise have principles.” —Raheel Farooq The world of internal auditing in the 21stcentury can be exhilarating, rewarding, nerve-wracking, exciting, and downright terrifying […]
September 9, 2019

6 Risk Management Lessons I Learned From Hurricane Dorian

n the following blog post, I examine what risk management lessons we can learn from the recent impact of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas and the […]
September 2, 2019

Why Social Accountability Must Be on Internal Audit’s Radar

Two significant developments in business took place at the end of August that could have profound and long-lasting impacts on how organizations operate. Internal auditors should […]
August 26, 2019

What Happens When Internal Audit Is Ignored? It Happens Too Often

TheNew York Times reported last week on what it called a “summer of crippling ransomware attacks” on Texas cities. Hackers are simultaneously holding hostage computer systems […]
August 19, 2019

​Should Internal Auditors Worry About Digital Spies in Our Midst?

During one of the lighter moments of a recent meeting at IIA Global Headquarters, the following joke was shared: Wife to husband: “Why are you always […]