Chambers on Internal Audit

August 28, 2017

Five Things the Audit Committee Is Still Reluctant to Say to Internal Audit

Relationships between audit committees and chief audit executives (CAEs) have become increasingly more complex as the risks facing organizations have become more diverse and dynamic. Indeed, […]
August 21, 2017

The Risks of Living in Turbulent Times

News of violent acts snuffing out the lives of innocent bystanders assaults our senses seemingly on a daily basis. Heart-wrenching events, such as last week’s deadly […]
August 14, 2017

Courageous Internal Auditors Sail Toward the Storm

Trouble is something most people avoid. With rare exception, the desire for safety and security is deep seated. The same holds true in business where often […]
August 7, 2017

Undermining Internal Audit With Low CAE Pay Is No Accident

​(First published on Nov. ​​16, 2015)​ This summer, I have been taking the opportunity to share blogs from my archives that generated a lot of interest […]
July 31, 2017

Internal Auditing and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

I was recently quoted in a Forbes magazine article on whether artificial intelligence (AI) could one day replace the internal audit profession. My message was that the […]
July 24, 2017

Internal Audit: The Future Is Now

The origin of the expression, “the future is now,” is murky at best, but it is often incorrectly credited to Korean American artist Nam June Paik. […]
July 17, 2017

Managing an Internal Audit Career: How Do You Know When It’s Time to Go?

This summer, I have been taking the opportunity to share blogs from my archives that generated a lot of interest at the time they were published. […]
July 10, 2017

For Internal Auditors, Real Beauty Lies in the Truth

Researchers at the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany recently released findings from a study that looked at whether internal auditors are swayed by the attractiveness of […]
July 3, 2017

For Internal Audit, the Sun Should Never Set on Independence Day

Residents of the United States celebrate the nation’s Independence Day on July 4th. For most, the holiday provides an opportunity to enjoy a day away from […]
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 […]