Agents of Change - 2nd Edition

The 2020’s have been termed “the era of permacrisis.” From pandemic fallout to geopolitical strife, financial instability, and disruptive AI technology, the challenges are manifold. Yet, amidst the chaos lies an opportunity for internal auditors to lead the charge in mitigating risk-induced disruption and shaping a resilient future.

The 2nd edition of Agents of Change is an essential resource for internal auditors seeking to navigate the complexities facing their organizations and exact meaningful transformation in the face of relentless disruption.

The Speed of Risk - 3rd Edition

The third edition of Richard Chambers’ highly acclaimed Lessons Learned on the Audit Trail is aptly titled The Speed of Risk which has been a recurring theme in the messages he has delivered to the profession for more than a decade.

He offers fresh perspectives on key developments from recent years that have critical implications for the profession. His hope is that readers will find his journey worthwhile and learn how to harness their own personal passion for the internal audit profession.

Whether you are a chief audit executive, a seasoned internal auditor, or new to the profession, the book delves into topics that should be on your radar today, including the rising expectations of internal audit’s stakeholders; the imperative to audit at the speed of risk; internal audit’s role in auditing culture, artificial intelligence, and new technologies, and the skills future trailblazers will need in internal audit.

Trusted Advisors - 2nd Edition

As internal auditors, trust is crucial to ultimate success. It's important in gaining stakeholders' confidence when offering advice on critical issues and effecting positive outcomes.

In Trusted Advisors: Key Attributes of Outstanding Internal Auditors, 2nd Edition, Richard F. Chambers taps an array of leading internal auditors and, from their experiences, provides insights into the traits that characterize outstanding internal auditors, and those who have also truly earned a seat at the table.

Based on a global survey of nearly 300 chief audit executives (CAEs) and one-on-one interviews, Chambers details the personal, relational, and professional attributes of outstanding internal auditors, including:

  • Ethical resiliency
  • Results focus
  • Intellectual curiosity and open-mindedness
  • Dynamic communication and inspirational leadership
  • Insightful relationships
  • Critical-thinking skills, business acumen, and technical expertise

Whether you are just getting started as an internal auditor or you're a seasoned veteran, the insights gleaned from the collective experience of these experts will help propel you to the next phase of your career.