Chambers on Internal Audit

August 10, 2019

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Go?

A recent CNBC report by business journalist and former Harvard Business Review editor Suzy Welch offered 4 signs it’s definitely time to quit your job. This brought […]
August 5, 2019

​Are Companies Capitulating on Cybersecurity Risks?

The latest cyber breach is raising awareness about vulnerabilities involving cloud services, insider threats, and third-party risks, reflecting how complex and intertwined cybersecurity risks can be. […]
July 29, 2019

​Internal Audit Must Monitor Ethics in the Corner Office, Too

In a recent review of PwC’s annual Strategy & CEO Success Study, I was stunned by one revealing statistic. In 2018, more CEOs lost their jobs […]
July 22, 2019

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

Over the past four years, I have written and spoken extensively about corporate culture, its influence on good governance, and internal audit’s role in monitoring and […]
July 15, 2019

​Internal Audit May Work for the Wrong Individuals — But Not the Wrong “People”

My role as the head of a global organization offers me the opportunity to interact with people who enjoy a certain amount of celebrity and fame. […]
July 9, 2019

​California’s Earthquakes and Europe’s Heat Wave: The Latest Gray Swans

Last week, I arrived in California early to prepare for The IIA’s 2019 International Conference. While relaxing a bit outside my hotel on July 4, I […]
July 1, 2019

Exposing Internal Audit’s Work: Too Much of a Good Thing?

The CPA Journal recently published a provocative article, “The Benefits of Internal Audit Disclosures,” which examined research into what investors know about internal audit functions, how […]
June 27, 2019

7 Characteristics of the Virtuous Internal Auditor

As part of unofficial “Internal Audit Self-awareness Month,” I am featuring blog posts from the past that focus on looking inward. This theme is just as […]
June 24, 2019

​7 Deadly Internal Audit Sins

As part of unofficial “Internal Audit Self-awareness Month,” I am featuring blog posts from the past that focus on looking inward. This theme is just as […]
June 17, 2019

Writing an Impactful Audit Report: 6 Tips for Being More Persuasive

As part of unofficial “Internal Audit Self-awareness Month,” I am featuring blog posts from the past that focus on looking inward. This theme is just as […]