Chambers on Internal Audit

May 1, 2017

Outsourcing Internal Auditing: Do’s and Dont’s

The majority of publicly listed companies in Malaysia (54 percent) fully outsourced their internal audit functions in 2016, according to a survey conducted by The IIA’s […]
April 24, 2017

Investors Deserve Disclosure on Internal Audit

During a recent visit with U.S. Congressional leaders, I explored support for making disclosure of whether a company has an internal audit function a requirement for being […]
April 17, 2017

United Airlines: A Lesson for Internal Auditors on the Risks of Social Media

The past several weeks will rank among the worst periods ever in which global companies inflicted damage on their brands with clumsy operational, marketing, public relations, […]
April 10, 2017

Pillars of Good Governance: A Case For Internal Audit

Regular readers of this blog know that many of my posts focus on the changes and challenges facing internal auditing. Indeed, today’s dynamic business environment and […]
April 3, 2017

For Internal Audit: The Best Defense is a Strong Offense

There is significant disruption in the corporate sector that is impacting internal audit. From potential Trump-era deregulation to the emergence of complex new risks to conjecture […]
March 27, 2017

The State of Internal Audit: Facts vs Conjecture

It is a truism that negative news tends to generate more attention, and of late there has been too much of it directed at internal audit. […]
March 20, 2017

An Internal Auditor’s Call for Responsible Deregulation

When everyone shouts, no one listens. That truism is more relevant today than ever. From politics to social media, the prevailing approach to discourse is to […]
March 13, 2017

Uber: Hot New Company, Same Old Problem – Culture

Uber, the ride-sharing service that has been the darling of the upstart business world, recently suffered through a brutal series of reputational hits. By any standard, […]
March 6, 2017

Internal Auditors Must Walk Their Talk When it Comes to Efficiency

Like many chief audit executives, when I was leading an internal audit function, I periodically found management and the board questioning whether internal audit’s resources should […]
February 27, 2017

What Will The Trump Era Mean for Internal Auditors?

U.S. President Donald Trump has taken the world by storm. From tough talk and bold action on immigration and trade to media skirmishes and promises to […]