Chambers on Internal Audit

January 16, 2017

Leadership at the Speed of Risk

Much has been said and written about leadership and risk. From military and world leaders to business entrepreneurs, a common theme is that taking no risks […]
January 9, 2017

When Our Customers Speak — We Had Better Listen!

Many of us are old enough to remember the iconic commercials run by the renowned investment advisors, E.F. Hutton. The premise of the advertisements was that, […]
January 3, 2017

5 Resolutions for Internal Auditors in 2017 to Prepare for the Future

As has become my custom, I like to begin each New Year with a blog post laying out resolutions internal auditors should consider for the coming […]
December 28, 2016

On the Shoulders of Giants

As The IIA’s 75th year comes to a close, a gathering of its former leaders reflects the strong foundation on which the association was built. ​ ​Nearly […]
December 19, 2016

Five Headlines from 2016 With Implications for Internal Audit

​As has become my custom as the year comes to a close, I reflect on the top five headlines or developments that I believe will continue […]
December 12, 2016

The IIA Establishes an Advocacy “Beachhead” in Washington, D.C.

Starting this month, The IIA will have a full-time presence in Washington, D.C., with the hiring of our first director of government relations. This marks the […]
December 5, 2016

Should Internal Auditors Throw a Flag on Company Ethics?

In my previous blog post, I commented on the dangers of assigning human characteristics to organizations. Specifically, I argued that assigning traits to the organization instead […]
November 28, 2016

Can Companies Act Immorally?

A recent Financial Times column asked an intriguing question: Can moral companies do immoral things? The writer cited two U.K. studies that examined, in part, how […]
November 21, 2016

Talent Management Is Critical to Internal Audit’s Success

​​The IIA recently released Global Perspective and Insights — a whitepaper that includes some sobering information regarding how the internal audit profession is addressing emerging risks globally. The […]
November 14, 2016

Corporate Mergers: Internal Audit’s Role in “Happily Ever After”

The challenges associated with mergers and acquisitions are myriad. Yet every year, hundreds of companies across the globe conclude the potential upsides of combining two successful […]