Chambers on Internal Audit

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 […]
February 20, 2017

There Is No Room for Fake News or Alternative Facts in Internal Audits

I have been thinking of late about a common expression in America that comes from the classic television show, “Dragnet.” The protagonist of the gritty police […]
February 13, 2017

A Role for Trusted Advisors in Building Bridges

It seems that everywhere we look in the world, trust is in short supply. Investors struggle to maintain trust in capital markets, citizens find it difficult […]
February 10, 2017

Champions of Trust

Last month’s announcement that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus would cease operations after more than 146 years generated significant reaction across the United States. For […]