Chambers on Internal Audit

January 12, 2015

An Internal Audit Dilemma: When Management Goes Rogue

If we learned anything from the global financial crises of 2008, it was this: When boards of directors fail in their oversight responsibility of risk management, […]
January 5, 2015

5 Resolutions for Every Internal Auditor’s List in 2015

This time each year, many of us reflect upon our accomplishments and identify areas for self-improvement, whether it’s to eat better, exercise more, or simply cut […]
December 18, 2014

Five 2014 Headlines That Had High Implications for Internal Auditing

As 2014 draws to a close, I am reflecting on the events that will have a lasting effect on our profession. Each year, various news reports […]
December 12, 2014

Five Personal Investments for Career Success

In my nearly 40 years in internal audit, I have worked for diverse organizations with immensely talented individuals from all corners of the globe. The experiences […]
December 8, 2014

When Internal Auditors Dissent: The Value of Pushing Back

A​s internal auditors, we know it’s essential to win consensus. We work hard to create a shared understanding of risks, and to gain buy-in for our […]
December 1, 2014

Internal Auditors as Agents of Change

Many new internal auditors believe that, when a report is issued, their job is done. In reality, being an effective internal auditor ultimately hinges on one’s […]
November 24, 2014

Internal Audit: Working Smarter, Not Harder

The saying that “perfect is the enemy of the good” seems to apply especially to internal auditing. Some of the most common mistakes by new internal […]
November 17, 2014

Internal Auditing in Asia: Progress Through Sharing

This edition of my blog is being written as I visit Tokyo, where I will be addressing more than 100 internal audit professionals as part of […]
November 10, 2014

We Can Audit Anything – but Not Everything

There are times when internal audit clients and others have unrealistic expectations about our profession. It’s not surprising then that there may be confusion about our […]
November 3, 2014

Overcoming Adversity Is a Test of Character

As internal auditors, we all face adversity over the course of our professional journey. At times, the challenges can be as simple as the frustration of […]